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Lion Holding Court, 18th century

  • Johann Elias Ridinger, German, 1698-1769

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 3/8 × 10 inches (31.4 × 25.4 cm) Sheet: 16 1/4 × 13 inches (41.3 × 33 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Signed, in plate, below image, lower right: J. El. Ridinger inv. del. sc. & exc. Aug. Vind.

Inscribed, in black ink, lower left edge of sheet: No. 1012. The Lion holding court. By - John Elias Ridinger.

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, Lion Holding Court, 18th century, etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1012.