« Elias Riedinger (…) has been one of the greatest draughtsmen of the fair game.
We say draughtsman though he was actually painter,
but his drawings and etched sheets, which he did in abundance,
usually are to be preferred over the paintings,
especially the stags of this master are esteemed … »

Johann Heinrich Meyer, (History of Art
[Manuscript between 1809 and 1815 by the Zurich painter/etcher colleague, 1755-1829]), Weimar 1974, p. 290,
quoted from Rainer Michaelis, (The German Paintings of the 18th Cent.
Catalog of the Berlin Inventory), 2002, pp. 173 f.

1698 Ulm – Augsburg 1767

books · drawings · etchings · mezzotints · paintings

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Still without the 3rd hare :
Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Traced & ruddled preparatory drawing in reverse for Th. 45
from the Dr. Edward Peart Collection

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

Continuously updated , enlarged internet version

(in German)

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publications  of  the  ridinger  gallery  niemeyer
art-historical lectures and essays

„ Wegen der Eile – das Werk soll Anfang nächster Woche verschenkt werden – würden wir Kurierdienst bevorzugen … Der guten Ordnung halber hier unsere Bestätigung, dass Ihr Paket … wohlbehalten bei uns eingetroffen ist … Wir würden die Verpackung ungern öffnen, weil das gute Stück gleich wieder auf Reisen gehen soll … “

(Herr F. R., 29. Aug./2. Sep. 2013)


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