Title A rhinoceros (Clara) shown with a lake and palm trees in the background. Etching by J. E. Ridinger, ca. 1748.
Imprint A[ugustae] V[indelicorum] [Augsburg] : J.E. Ridinger, [1748?]


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Physical description 1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 29.3 x 26.6 cm
References Description of the drawing that preceded the etching: Sotheby's catalogue, Old master drawings, London 1 July 1991, pp. 26-27, lot 30
Lettering note Five lines in German describe the rhinoceros and its journey through Germany
Summary Etching after a drawing Ridinger made in 1748 after seeing the famous "Dutch" rhinoceros in Augsburg the same year
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 39300i
Note Of six drawings by Ridinger three are known today, the other two being in the Witt Collection at the Courtauld Institute, London, and in the former Paul Mellon collection
Lettering Anno 1748 im Monath May und Junio ist dieses Nashorn Rhinoceros in Augspurg... J. El. Ridinger ad. vivum del. fec. et excud. A.V.
Author, etc. Ridinger, Johann Elias, 1698-1767.
Topic-LCSH Clara (Rhinoceros)
Genre/Technique Etchings.
Copy photo no. V 20985
System no. .b11971253
Record no. 39300i