« 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.
JOHANN ELIAS RIDINGER
Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767
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