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A hind standing on a crag in the forest belling with a group of stags and deer resting on patch of grass below. Etching by J. E. Ridinger.
- Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.
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1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 34.7 x 28.2 cm
Ab Christiano Ludovico Hagedorn... J.E. Ridinger pictor ac sculptor augustan
The print is dedicated to Christian Ludwig von Hagedorn (1712-1780), the German diplomat, theorist, collector and etcher who served in the Saxon Diplomatic Service and was the Director of the Saxon art collections and schools in Dresden. Hagedorn, under the influence of British theorists, set emotion against rationality as an aesthetic criterion and thus influenced the Sturm und Drang as well as Romanticism
Lettering continues: ...Potentiff Poloniar, regis a consilus, legationum viro et avitae nobiliatis splendore et artis graphicae usu, cultu, amore inter graviora negotia spectabili D.D. D.
Lettering above the image: Lucem rehevit tenebris Aurora fugatis
Bears number (in pencil) bottom left : T 238
Wellcome Library no. 39433i