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Ridinger, Johann Elias (1698-1767) Fifteen Hunt Prints, c. 1750.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
468
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$2,460$2,000

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Ridinger, Johann Elias (1698-1767) Fifteen Hunt Prints, c. 1750.
Landscape format folio album containing Ridinger's engravings mounted on linen with other later images added to the versos, all plates concern the hunt, deer in the wild, and other wild quadrupeds, including mountain goats, weasels, and beavers; plates are thumbed, foxed, many with remnants of red sealing wax, mostly in the blank margins, brown spotting; bound in tattered half leather and paper boards, most of the covering material perished, 17 x 13 3/4 in.
Ridinger is best known for his deft renderings of animals, and especially the hunt.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

1. Le Commencement de la Chase
2. La Chasse de Lievres
3. Cerva requiescens cum hinnulo et subulone sive cervo unius anni
4. Cervus quadrimus qui secrurus silvam petit et victum quaerit
5. Cervus quadrimus decem palmitum e montibus veniens clamore cervam insectans
6. Cervus decem ramorum magnis saltibus fugam arripiens
7. Cervus quadrimus, qui cornua abstergere vult
8. Cervus major, qui ad levandum aestum pabulum prope rivos quaerit
9. Magnus vetustus Cervus venere aestuans, qui se nimium fatigavit et in alcuna recubans refrigerium quaerit
10. Grandis Cervus, qui cornibus tumulum formicarum evertit et ira incensus pedibus pulverem dispergit
11. Cervus moestus, cerva uterum non amplius gerens, cerva gravida, cerva unius anni non praegnans
12. Viverra
13. Damaes Rupicaprae pariunt
14. Fiber edit uno partu duos vel tres catulos
15. La Chasse du Cerf au Rut



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Hunt Prints, Johann Elias

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