Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden … God’s creation celebrates the first sunrise for Adam. Etching with engraving. 2nd half of the ’40s. Inscribed: Joh. Elias Ridinger inv. fec. et excud. A. V., otherwise Gen. 2, 8 as above in German-French and Latin verse by St. Ambrose. 15½ × 21¼ in (39.3 × 54 cm).

And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden (detail)

Thienemann + Schwarz 808. – Plate 2 of the 12-sheet Paradise set as the “Very fine composition, showing all the animals of the chase in natural surroundings, with beautiful light effects”, Schwerdt III, 144.

“ All, except for the still lonely man, in pairs. Bull and cow next to him, ram and sheep not for from that, a couple of groundhogs, hares, peacocks, turkeys, swans, cormorants, herons, all kinds of ducks, additionally a gazelle, and a crocodile, lonely ”


Johann Elias Ridinger, Lord God planted an orchard, Eden

Contemporary impression with margins above & below 1.5-3.1, laterally 2.1-2.3 cm wide. Originating from old Munich estate the sheet has been deframed and cleansed to the effect that also optically the quality of the impression shows well again. – Not perceptible from front, a tear running almost horizontally for still about 5 cm through the upper right corner of the subject as well as three small tears in the white upper margin backed acid-freely.

Offer no. 28,366 / EUR  610. / export price EUR  580. (c. US$ 701.) + shipping

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And gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat (Th. 814)

„ soeben wurde die (Ridinger-)Gams zugestellt - unversehrt. Herzlichen Dank für die prompte und professionelle Abwicklung “

(Herr G. R., 29. Juli 2016)


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