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“ It  was  the  Otter .  Indeed , the  playful  Otter “

(Heinz Sielmann)

Here  then

Ridinger’s  Otter-Pendants

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Otter seeking its Prey / The Otter consuming its Prey. In a shallow water in front of a high rock + At the foot of a waterfall with a fish. Pendants. Etchings with engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. and J. E. Ridinger inv. fec. et exc. A. V. resp., otherwise in German as before. 7½ × 6-6⅛ in (18.9-19 × 15.4-15.5 cm).

Sheet 83 + 82 (Thienemann + Schwarz 473 + 472) 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. 15,006 / in stock – not catalogued / request description & offer

– – – Otter looking for the 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. 15,748 / price on application

– – – Otter consuming a 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. 15,747 / price on application