Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, Boars of Five Years
Boars of Five Years carry their tusks one Finger long and more which are very sharp

Johann Elias Ridinger, Ibex
Model for Tiepolo’s Œuvre,
here in addition in early impression before the number as unknown to literature
The Ibex they have only 1. occasionally 2. young ones,
reach their complete size only in the 4th or 5th Year and grow very old

Johann Elias Ridinger, Crane of Oldenburg
“The most beautiful horse he had ever laid eyes upon”
The Crane at Oldenburg in East Frisia
Cheval d’Ostfriesland nomé la Grüe
Favorite horse of Count Anthony Günther of Oldenburg

Johann Elias Ridinger, Matthew
In the first state :
The Evangelist S. Matthew
as initial sheet of the completely extremely rare set of the Four Evangelists

Johann Elias Ridinger, The Annunciation
The Initial Event for the New Testament
The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Johann Elias Ridinger, American Bison
“… the domestic animal of the American Indians so to speak”
An American Bison as he fights off the attacking Bears

Johann Elias Ridinger, Chamois
The Chamois have 1. 2. rarely 3. Young Ones,
the Little Male obtains his Strength like the Goat the other Year, live very long

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Hunt is blown on
The festive-painterly fine sheet
How the Hunt is blown on

Johann Elias Ridinger, Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus, River Horse, Water Ox. Cheval marin

Johann Elias Ridinger, Gamba Player
In this rich version an almost-unicum :
The Gamba Player based on a detail by Watteau

The Art Historical Contribution here to the Ridinger Ceremonial Act
at the University for Technology in Dresden

Continuously updated , enlarged internet version

(in German)

Also discover Johann Elias Ridinger in

publications  of  the  ridinger  gallery  niemeyer
art-historical lectures and essays