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

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