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[Military dressage.]
[Military dressage.]
Joh. El. Ridinger inv. del. et exc. Aug. Vind. Martin Elias Ridiger filius aeri incidit.
[Augsburg, n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. 360 x 560mm (14 x 22"). Nicks in edges of large margins.
A large outdoor scene of a column of cavalrymen acclimatising their horses to army life, with guns fired, bugles blown, drums beaten and flags waved. Underneath erxplanations are given in German and French. Painted by Johann Elias Ridinger (1698-1767), a painter, engraver and publisher famed for his animal and hunting scenes, and engraved by his son Martin (1730-80).
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[Two sheets showing dressage.]
[Two sheets showing dressage.]
Joh. El. Ridinger inv. delineavit exc. Aug. Vind.
Martin Elias Ridiger filius aeri incidit [n.d., c.1760.]
Pair of engravings, very scarce with large margins; each platemark approx 360 x 560mm (14 x 22"). Faint centre creases; good margins.
Two large sheets showing a total of twenty-one dressage movements, with key in French and German below. One sheet has a hunting context (with hounds), the other is military (with standard, weapons and drum). Engraved and published by the Ridinger family of printmakers.
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