Deutsch

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). La Chasse environnée des Cordes. The Hunting Ground surrounded by Flaring Cords. In front the lines, under whose toils the first stag already dies while the hunter aims at a royal one just leaping over the latter. Set back a further one rather turns offside. Etching & engraving. (1729.) Inscribed: avec privil. de Sa. Majeste Imp. / I. El. Ridinger inv. del. sculps. et exc. A.V., otherwise as above and with German-French didactic text. 11⅞ × 9 in (30.1 × 22.7 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 17. – From the unnumbered 36-sheet Princes’ Pleasure , listed by literature as its 5th sheet, and here one of the 8 small-sized ones.

Early , in its deeply staggered chiaroscuro especially fine impression on full sheet (15⅞ × 19¾ in [40.4 × 50.2 cm]) with watermark Great Fleur-de-lis (Strasbourg?). Later the half-size sheets were printed on smaller paper not conforming to binding.

Offer no. 15,460 / sold