Cream of the Day

Johann Elias Ridinger, Cougar
Whitish Tiger. Tigre blanchatre (Cougar)

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lion
The Lion reaches His Complete Strength in the 5th or 6th Year,
grows larger even longer and grows very old

Johann Elias Ridinger, Capercaillie Display
“The Capercaillie is the Noblest among all Wood Birds”
The Capercaillie Display. La Sur prise des Coqs de Bois

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lions
Round the clock overheard :
The Lions

Johann Elias Ridinger, FountainsJohann Elias Ridinger, Fountains
First time
Complete as in individual sheets “very/exceedingly” rare of old
Ridinger’s  set  of  the  Fountains
in the copy Counts Faber-Castell

Johann Elias Ridinger, Elk or Moose
“His Antlers are quite special … Like an Eagle’s Wings”
The Elk or Moose obtains its Height in its Sixth Year only,
usually they have two, but also only one calf

Martin Elias Ridinger, In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn
In the Tÿrol at the Lake Inn (the Lake Wild-See near Seefeld?)
it happened … that I encountered a so-called white-tailed eagle with its young ones
of which in this moment a large bird of prey tried to take a young one,
and really took away

Johann Elias Ridinger, Siege + Conquest of Halicarnassus by Alexander the Great
First time :
The  greatest  Ridinger  of  the  œuvre
with the boar hound as trademark :
Siege + Conquest of Halicarnassus
by Alexander the Great

Ridinger, Entrance of a Deer Park
The entrance of a Deer Park with two Automatic Doors

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

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