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The  Spines  raised ,

towards  the  Zeitgeist

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Porcupine. In irritated state, raising its spines, and then let’s go. Etching with engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec., otherwise in German as before. 7⅜ × 6⅛ in (18.8 × 15.5 cm).

Sheet 90 (Thienemann + Schwarz 480) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856).

Ref. no. 14,995 / in stock – not cataloged / request description & offer