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Lot 18: Johann Elias Ridinger Portrait of King George II

Art Antiques & Books from the Hudson River Valley

by Orange County Estate Liquidators

November 26, 2016

Otisville, NY, USA

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Description:
Johann Elias Ridinger (1698-1766)
KING GEORGE II
Georgius II - Magnce Britannice Rex S. R. Elector Dex Brunsv


Type:
Engraving or Etching

Dated:
Mid 18th Century

Origin
German

Demensions:
10 x 13 1/2"

Literature
Johann Elias Ridinger. Stubbe, Wolf Published by Hamburg: Parey (1966)

Notes:
Johann Elias Ridinger (16 February 1698, Ulm – 10 April 1767, Augsburg) was a German painter, engraver, draughtsman and publisher. He is considered one of the most famous German engravers of animals, particularly horses, hounds and hunting scenes.[1] He began his training in Ulm with the painter Christoph Resch (1701–16), and later studied under Johann Falch (1687–1727) in Augsburg. He learned the art of engraving from Georg Philipp Rugendas.[2] On the invitation of Wolf, Freiherr von Metternich (1706–31), he spent three years in Regensburg: his coursing and visits to the riding school there proved decisive for his development. His engraved, etched and scratched sheets show the animals in characteristic movements and positions in a landscape environment. The ornamental movements in his works show visibly Rococo stylistic tendencies.[3] He later founded his own art publishing house in Augsburg, where most of his works appeared. In 1759 he became the director of the Augsburg Stadtakademie. His drawings were often executed with precision and taste and hence his work was held in high esteem and was also transferred to decoration, porcelain and ceramics.

Condition Report
Some chips of gilt on frame. 18th Century. Very good.

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Orange County Estate Liquidators Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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