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Johann Elias Ridinger, Loaded Mule from the Front

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Mule in Full Dress from the Front. As instructively as preciously packed, going downhill. Etching + engraving. (1754.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / No. 27., title in German as above. 7½ × 5⅝ in (19.1 × 14.4 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 507. – Sheet 27 from Design of Several Horses … Mules and Donkeys as parts VI/VII 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 with still some plate dirt.

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„ Danke für den wunderbaren (Ridinger-)Scan … der meine Argumentation zur Verwechslung in der Staffierung der Porzellane dokumentarisch bestens belegt. Darf ich um Ihre Zustimmung bitten, ihn in meiner Arbeit zeigen zu dürfen? “

(Herr J. R., 7. Juni 2004)

 

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