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Johann Elias Ridinger, Guanaco Llama
“A well-done representation” of the Guanaco
Camel Deer. Chameau=Cerf

Johann Elias Ridinger, Malicious Flattery
Malicious Flattery
is finally disclosed and defeated

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lynx (pen-and-ink)
“Keeps the Advancing Hounds in Mighty Respect”
The Lynx
Pen-and-ink in brown with brown wash over traces of graphite for Th. 148

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

Walther von Lüttwitz, Autograph Letter concerning Ridinger prints
Had the two Ridingers sent to him first :
General von Lüttwitz in a letter
four weeks before leading the Kapp Putsch/Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Hares are catched with Nets
“… this kind … is the most pernicious for them …”
How the Hares are catched with Nets

Grant of Arms for Johann Elias Ridinger
Imperial Thanks
Grant of Arms for Johann Elias Ridinger
Issued by Imperial Count Palatine Ludwig Bartholomäus von Herttenstein
Augsburg 24 August 1746

Johann Elias Ridinger, 3-legged Deer
Show-Piece of a Great Rarity of Natural History
This Stag of 14 Points … so a 3 Legger … has been shot in 1748 … by … Landgrave (Louis VIII) of Hesse-Darmstadt / Ditto at Geißlingen in 1739 this fawn depicted with 3 legs … In addition a second calf with crippled forelegs.
The original printing plate for Th. 356

Johann Elias Ridinger, Trace of the Lion
The King of the Animals in the Reddish-golden Brilliance of his Copper Printing Plate
Trace of the Lion. Fore Paw – Hind Paw
The original printing plate for Th. 163

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Noble Stag's Age
“…to show his nature and kind the better”
The Noble Stag’s Age

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 am so impressed by your (riding) website and the collections you offer!

I know this is a great thing to ask of you, I am hoping that in our mutual respect of equestrian heritage you will oblige … ”

(Mrs. B. F., October 24, 2007)


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