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Ridinger’s  Wildcat  Pendants

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Wild He-Cat / Wild He-Cat lurking for Prey. Hanging at a trunk full of greed and stretching out the paw for a nest with young birds + Crouching at the water with reeds in front of rocks. Pendants. Etchings with engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. Ridinger inv. fec. et exc. A. V. and J. E. R. fec. resp., otherwise in German as before. 7½ × 6-6⅛ in (19 × 15.4-15.6 cm).

Sheet 80 + 81 (Thienemann + Schwarz 470 + 471) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals, How such are drawn from Life after their Different Kinds, Actions and Passions ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856).

Ref. no. 15,005 / in stock – not cataloged / request description & offer

– – – Wild He-cat. Etching with engraving. Colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions of the first edition. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,745 / price on application

– – – Wild He-cat lurking for Prey. Etching with engraving. Colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions of the first edition. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,746 / price on application