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Johann Elias Ridinger, Two Leopards

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Tiger Consuming the Prey. Two Leopards (sic!; “… since one still not knew to distinguish correctly between leopards and tigers”, B. Vignier 1676) in a cave. While the lower one consumes a bird the other is ready to leap and strike. Etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 34., title in German as above. 7¼ × 6 in (18.5 × 15.3 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 424. – Sheet 34 (in later edition 52) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Marvelous wide-margined impression of the 1st edition.

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– The same colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions of the first edition. – See the complete description.

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