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Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). The Four Seasons of the Hounds. Set of 4 sheet in etching with engraving. Supposedly early 1740s. Inscribed: avec privil. de Sa Maj. Imp. / J. E. Ridinger inv. peint grave(è) et excud à(a) augs(Augs)., otherwise with sheet title + quatrain in German-French parallel text. 18¼-18⅜ × 13¾ in (46.5-46.8 × 34.8 cm).

Thienemann + Schwarz 105-108Schwerdt III, 136. – Coppenrath (1889/90) had the spring sheet only. – Very fine, wide-margined impressions on laid paper with watermark.

Offer no. 28,843 / sold