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Johann Elias Ridinger, Bear consuming Prey

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). (A Bear consuming his Prey.) In the forest under a strong trunk over a roe. Etching + engraving. (1738.) Inscribed in the plate: J. E. R. fec. / N. 44., otherwise in German as before. 7⅜ × 5⅞ in (18.7 × 14.8 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 434. – Plate 44 (in later edition 54) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Wide-margined impression of the 1st edition.

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