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Johann Elias Ridinger, Donkey

Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Common large (miller’s) donkey. Instructively loaded ordinary donkey with its driver on top. Etching & engraving. (1754.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / No. 33., title in German as above. 7⅝ × 5¾ in (19.3 × 14.5 cm).

Thienemann & Schwarz 513. – Sheet 33 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). – Marvelous wide-margined impression of the 1st edition.

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