Apparition of the Fox, 18th century

  • Johann Elias Ridinger, German, 1698-1769

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 13 1/4 × 10 inches (33.7 × 25.4 cm) Sheet: 16 1/4 × 13 1/8 inches (41.3 × 33.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1014

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Eyeglasses
  • Etching
  • Disguise
  • Turkeys
  • Chickens
  • Fox
  • Geese

Signed, in plate, below image, lower right: J. El. Ridinger inv. del. sculp. et excud. A. Vind.

December 1886, Bangs sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Johann Elias Ridinger, Apparition of the Fox, 18th century, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1014.