Johann Elias Ridinger

Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767

Johann Elias Ridinger, He guides and is guided in turn (Tracker)

Representation of the Fair Game

with their Tracks and Traces,
Goings, Get-offs, Turns, Flight,
and other Signs more added … drawn from Life


Currently available copies of the complete series
  1. In proofs before the numbering
    as the master’s deviating AUTHOR’S COPY
  2. The first edition of the final state :
    The Otter Copy with book & printing plate
… as well as individual plates
  1. Ducitur ducit(ur)que vicissim
    (The Tracker — He guides and is guided in turn)
  1. Trace of the Lion
  2. The mark(s) on soft ground are the following …
    (Trace of the Stag)
  3. Trace of a Game or Deer
  4. Trace of the Fallow Deer
  5. Wolf Track
  6. Trace of a Chamois
  7. Trace of a Hare
  8. Trace of a Beaver
  9. Trace of an Otter
  10. Trace of the Wild Tomcat
  11. Trace of a Marten / Trace of the Weasel
  12. Trace of the Polecat / Trace of the Squirrel

Johann Elias Ridinger, Tracks and Traces

“ Just received the James Figg item safely today. I have a couple questions. Art in general is new to me so I‘m asking you to educate me on this item … First of all I‘m happy with the item, just trying to understand it better … Thanks again ”

(Mr. A. C., March 27, 2008)


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