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A magpie and an owl are sitting on a branch in a forest, tied to each other with a string, while a capercaillie, a bird of prey and a pidgeon are looking at the odd couple in disbelief. Etching by J. E. Ridinger.

Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.

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view A magpie and an owl are sitting on a branch in a forest, tied to each other with a string, while a capercaillie, a bird of prey and a pidgeon are looking at the odd couple in disbelief. Etching by J. E. Ridinger.

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Credit: A magpie and an owl are sitting on a branch in a forest, tied to each other with a string, while a capercaillie, a bird of prey and a pidgeon are looking at the odd couple in disbelief. Etching by J. E. Ridinger. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

Illustration of a fable about mismatched couples

Publication/Creation

[Augsburg] : J. E. Ridinger.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 29.5 x 23.5 cm

Lettering

Eigen=Sinn im Heurathen würckt bittere Reue. J. E. Ridinger inv. sculp. et excud.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39413i

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  • German

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