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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. C. 2nd half of the ’50s. 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)
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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, the last two of which published in 1764.

“ 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 ”

(Thienemann).

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)


„ sehr herzlich für die sehr unkomplizierte Kaufabwicklung dankend, möchte ich Ihnen mitteilen, dass auf meinem Konto bereits der entsprechende Betrag eingegangen ist.
Mit besten Grüßen und guten Wünschen für ein sehr angenehmes, erholsames Wochenende “

(Frau U. K., 19. August 2011)

 

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