Johann Elias Ridinger, Stag + Lynx in Tyrol

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Fight of the Stag with the Lynx. In the year 1718 this eight has been attacked by a lynx in the mountains ¾ hours behind the Clause in Tyrol, he has this, however, as it came between the antlers, gored at a rock. Both have been found dead on the spot. Toned lithograph by Hermann Menzler printed by A. Renaud for L. J. Heymann in Berlin. (1863-65.) Inscribed: Gez. v. J. E. Ridinger, lith. v. H. Menzler etc., otherwise in German as above. 13⅞ × 9 in (35.3 × 23 cm).

(Joh. El. Ridinger’s Hunting Album) II/12. – Cf. sheet 61 of the Most Wondrous Deer, Thienemann 303. – From the “(Album of Interesting Hunt and Group Pictures)” carried as 2nd part. – The whole rare set almost unknown to literature and comprising 80 sheet plus a recently discovered illustrated title of far larger image size (13¾ × 14⅛ in [47.5 × 36 cm]), though practically to be completed just peu à peu. In the pictorial effect corresponding to that of the aquatint technique not used by Ridinger anymore. – On buff wide-margined paper of impeccable freshness. – With respect to the landscape

especially beautiful , charming enrichment for the collection .

Offer no. 28,433 | EUR 375. | export price EUR 356. (c. US$ 430.) + shipping

Presently available here :

77 (of 80) tinted lithographs
in optically quite particular-fine garb
as well as

a rich selection of individual plates

„ … Die (vom Schwiegervater geerbten Par force-Jagd) Ridinger … habe ich in meinem Arbeitszimmer bestens neben einem Gobelin plaziert und möchte sie nicht mehr verkaufen. Besten Dank und ein Kompliment an Ihr Haus, dass Sie nach so vielen Jahren noch an mich gedacht haben “

(Herr K.-A. H., 2. Februar 2004)


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