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Two ostriches are mocked for their lack of mental agility and inability to fly by three birds of prey sitting on top of a mountain crevice. Etching by J. E. Ridinger.

Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.


About this work

Description

Illustration for a fable about the impossiblity of combining mental agility and heavy bodies

Publication/Creation

[Augsburg] : J. E. Ridinger.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 29.1 x 22.8 cm

Lettering

Fabul X: In schwehre Cörper einen aufgeweckten Geist zu bringen ist unmöglich. J. El. Ridinger inv. fec. et excud.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39417i

Type/Technique

Language

  • German

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