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Johann Elias Ridinger, Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus, River Horse, Water Ox. Cheval marin

Johann Elias Ridinger, Crucifixion
First time
Before the silhouette of Jerusalem
Consummatum est

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lions
Round the clock overheard :
The Lions

Johann Elias Ridinger, PavianJohann Elias Ridinger, MonkeysJohann Elias Ridinger, Mandrill
“Monkeys always fascinated artists” :
Ten Plates Monkeys or Animals related to them

Johann Elias Ridinger, Trace of a Game
“… Most Felicitous Representation”
Trace of a Game or Deer

Ridinger, Crow Lodge
When Corvids weren’t Protected Songbirds yet
Crow Magpie and Raven Lodge!

Johann Elias Ridinger, Smooth and shaggy common Greyhounds (pen and brown ink)
Just the hounds :
Smooth and shaggy common Greyhounds
Outline design in the same direction and original size to Th. 397

Johann Elias Ridinger, This Very Rare White Badger
Ridinger’s salutatory work to the Treaty of Hubertusburg 1763
This very rare white badger
which was speckled with yellow reddish and dark chestnut spots
has been dug out and hounded in the park at St. Hubertusburg (near Leipsic)
the 5th 9bris in the year of 1724

Johann Elias Ridinger, Saint Barbara
Protection from the stroke from the blue sky :
Saint Barbara
Patroness of miners, metallurgical people + tunnel constructors,
gunners + mariners, alchemists, apothecaries + surgeons

Ridinger, Badger captured with the Turnpike
The Badger captured with the Turnpike
The original printing plate to Th. 91
partly unveils the mystery of the covered caption:
The caption was present! Indeed, it still is!!

to the catalog …

The Art Historical Contribution here to the Ridinger Ceremonial Act
at the University for Technology in Dresden

Continuously updated , enlarged internet version

(in German)


„ Best her Niemeyer, De prenten zijn vanmiddag in goede staat gearriveerd. Alleen al het uitpakken is een genot! Ze zien er prachtig uit (vooral The Idel ’prentice is een juweel) … Wat dat betreft, zijn eigenlijk alle prenten die u mij hebt toegezonde, van uitstekende kwaliteit … “

(Mijnheer P. E., 1. Februar 2008)

 

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