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Ridinger – Succession. Entering the Deer Park. A group of five partly resting capital stags is joined by a sixth one coming through the opening of the palisades. Pen and ink drawing over pencil with light brown wash. 9½ × 6½ in (242 × 165 mm).

Provenance: Richard von Kühlmann, Berlin.

Fine work on chamois toned buff laid paper under collector’s passepartout stamped “Johann Elias Ridinger / 1698-1767”. – Missing in the 1959 sale of von Kühlmann’s collection of drawings, it was sold, together with further sheets hold back then, only a generation later.

Little noticeable slight fox spots. Of the two old traces of former mounting at the rear upper corners only one barely noticeable from the front. – Slight light line in the cut of the passepartout.

Offer no. 12,440 / sold