Johann Elias Ridinger, Trace of the Red Deer

Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). Stately 20-points stag in rutting season in reduced posture in open wooded landscape. Set back on the left lattice of a deer park with entrance. Below the picture the detailed life size traces. Etching and engraving. (1740.) Inscribed: 4. / The mark(s) on soft ground are the following … The mark(s) on solid ground … , detailed a-h / Joh. El. Ridinger inv. del. sculps. et excud. Aug. Vind. 14⅝ × 11⅝ in (37 × 29.6 cm).

Johann Elias Ridinger, Trace of the Red Deer

REPRESENTATION OF THE FAIR GAME 4. – Thienemann & Schwarz 166; Sälzle, facsimile ed. of all drawings for the set, 1980, mixing illustrations pp. 20 [text] & 27 [ills.].

Uniquely beautiful impression with watermark WANGEN as one of the sturdy laid paper qualities preferred by Ridinger. – Margins above & below 3.1-4.8 cm wide, on the left 1.3, on the right 0.2-0.9 cm margin resp., each in addition to the wide white platemark. – The white margin partially somewhat agespotted, below far right a little more from turning over. In addition small tear at the fold of the wide white lower margin backed acid-freely.

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