Cream of the Day

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, How the Wild Boar is hunted and dealt the coup de grâce
The Arenberg Copy
How the Wild Boar is hunted and dealt the coup de grâce
Ultimate Representation of a Hunting-Historical Zenith

Johann Elias Ridinger, Pointer before HareJohann Elias Ridinger, Great Pointer at Partridges
Represented surprisingly inadequately in old inventories
Pointers in Action

Johann Elias Ridinger, Guanaco Llama
“A well-done representation”
of the Guanaco
Camel Deer. Chameau=Cerf

Johann Elias Ridinger, Mule from front
The beginning of a decades-long chain :
The 16(?)-year-old Ridinger’s fully valid drawing
Mule from Front

Johann Elias Ridinger, S. Jerome
The Jerome “Schwarz 1549”
unmasked as doubtful fellow :
S. Jerome as Hermit with hour-glass + death’s-head,
and with the lion of course

Johann Elias Ridinger, Turkish Horse Finery
Hippological splendor of the Orient
Turkish Horse Finery

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, Hare, Buck and Doe
The Hare, a Buck and the Doe reach their Size in the First Year

Johann Elias Ridinger, This Noble Horse in the Imperial Riding-Stable at Vienna
Anno 1740. this Noble Horse,
a White Horse spotted with light and dark brown, also grey spots,
with black extremities, marked at ears, mouth, and thighs,
has been painted from life in the imperial riding-stable at Vienna

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