Johann Elias Ridinger, Bird-catcher with the Eagle Owl

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Bird-catcher with the Eagle Owl and those Lime-twigs. Postcard in rotogravure after Thienemann 132 by O. Felsing, Charlottenburg (Berlin). C. 1900/20. 5½ × 3⅝ in (14.1 × 9.2 cm).

Unused “ARTIST POSTCARD” after the sujet of the Falconers set etched by Martin Elias R. – “Rich sheet. In the center a strong trunk, on it the eagle owl, weaker ones on the side bristling with glue spindles … (On the right the) hut in which the bird-catcher whistles with the pipe”.

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