lüder h. niemeyer - 60 years unmistakable

vordorfsfeld 8 · 29473 göhrde · germany · phone/fax +49 (0)5862 2940350 · email · imprint

Johann Elias Ridinger, European Pelican

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Glutton! Shot on the Danube between Peterwardein and Belgrade in 1740 and drawn from life. The European pelican, Pelecanus Onocrotabus Linn. Etching with engraving. (1746/47.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger fec:, otherwise in German as above. 13½ × 10⅞ in (34.2 × 27.7 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 290. – Sheet 48 of the only posthumously completed set of the Most Wondrous Deer and other Peculiar Animals. – Rich in contrast. – Two repairs in the wide white lower margin. – For the preparative drawing of 1745 see Weigel, 1869, No. 347.

Offer no. 28,013 | EUR 510. | export price EUR 485. (c. US$ 464.) + shipping


The Cream of the Day