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Johann Elias Ridinger, Hüner Hund 1734 beim Lustschloß Nymphenburg

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). In the Year 1734 this Well-Trained Pointer has been drawn from  Nature  during his Action inside the Pheasantry by the  Imperial  Pleasure Seat Nymphenburg at Munich (this above the scene together with large column of water). Etching with engraving. Inscribed: 32. / J. E. Ridinger fec. et excud. 1744. , otherwise in German as above. 14½ × 11 in (36.8 × 28.1 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 274. – Sheet 32 of the Representation of the Most Wondrous Stags and Other Animals. – Margins above & below 7.7 and 6.5 resp., laterally 3.3-3.5 cm wide. – Small rust spot in the caption.

The  “imperial”  work  of  1744

by  which  Ridinger  saluted  the  Bavarian  elector  Charles  Albert

on  his  return  to  Munich  in  1744

as  now  Emperor  Charles VII .

By accentuation of the Munich castle Nymphenburg

as  “imperial”  from  now  on

Ridinger paid him his reverence with present etching. Only one year later the glory of these few years oppressive for the emperor as well as for Bavaria and Germany ended by death. But with the etching of 1744

Ridinger  had  entered  himself  into  the  book  of  history .

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For  the  second  of  the  only  two  Munich  Motifs
in  the  master’s  graphic  œuvre  of  about  1600  sheet  see
In the Year 1731. Have drawn from Nature this Representation
in the Park of Nymphenburg towards Stahrenberg (Starnberg)