Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Boar Hunt
“This is one of the funniest,
but also most dangerous hunts”
The Boar Hunt

Johann Elias Ridinger, RhinocerosJohann Elias Ridinger, Trained ElephantJohann Elias Ridinger, The Kranich at Oldenburg
Grandeur to grandeur — an all round absolutely unrivaled copy
Representations des Animaux
selon leur grande varieté et leurs belle couleurs suivant des desseins originels

First complete edition in contemporary full-leather binding

Johann Elias Ridinger, To catch the Wolf in the Pit with the Sheep
Capital painterly drawing from the early days :
To catch the Wolf in the Pit with the Sheep
Washed brush and brown pen and ink for Th. 41

Andrea Andreani, Triumph of Death
Spectacular Ridinger discovery — “Death’s Arch of Triumph”
Triumph of Death (after Andrea Andreani)
“A pasticcio of iconographic, iconological, and artistic citations”

Johann Elias Ridinger, Turkish Horse Finery
Hippological splendor of the Orient
Turkish Horse Finery

Johann Elias Ridinger, Roebuck and Doe
The Roebuck and Doe are able to rut the other Year

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Wolf is brought onto the Disk
When wolves found themselves still taken seriously
How the Wolf is brought onto the disc by the Duck and catched in the Pit

Johann Elias Ridinger, To Stalk the Stag with the Hollow Pot
Not executed in print :
To Stalk the Stag with the Hollow Pot

Johann Elias Ridinger, Sweet Captivity
In visibly deviating earlier state :
The Sweet Captivity
after Bouchers “Les amours pastorales”

Johann Elias Ridinger, Pointer before HareJohann Elias Ridinger, Great Pointer at Partridges
Represented surprisingly inadequately in old inventories
Pointers in Action

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)

“ I purchased this set (Leonardo’s Anatomical Studies) from you at the beginning of this year (recte already in 2011). The books are one of my prized possessions … and thank you again for being a part of this special section of my library … ”

(Mr. M. W., December 19, 2012)


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