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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 + 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 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$ 586.) + shipping


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