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Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Four Seasons of the Hunter. 4 sheet. Etchings with engraving in oval with hatching of the corners by Martin Elias Ridinger (1731 Augsburg 1780). Inscribed: Joh. El. Ridinger inv. del. et exc. Aug. Vind. / Mart. Elias Ridinger sculps. (l. 3: sculpsit), otherwise in German with sheet title + quatrain in German-Latin parallel text. 14¾ × 10⅞ in (37.3-37.5 × 27.5 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 109-112; Helbing XXXIV, 251; Schwerdt III, 136. – Adequately perfect copy of vibrant chiaroscuro “Of rare beauty and evenness” as the one quoted by Helbing one hundred years ago. With a sheet size of 20 × 13¾ in (50.7 × 35 cm; Schwerdt: 21⅛ × 14⅛ in [53.7 × 36 cm]).

Offer no. 14,657 / sold