Oil/canvas, 65 x 75 cm, rest., relined. - Provenance: From the collection of the Roos expert Hermann Jedding; private collection South Germany. - Animal painter from a dynasty of artists. R. learned painting in the studio of his father Johann Heinrich R., since 1677 he continued his studies under H. Brandis in Rome. R. almost never signed his paintings. Mus.: Vienna, Brunswick, Nuremberg, Kassel, Verona a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, H. Jedding: J.H.R. - Werke einer Pfälzer Tiermalerfamilie in den Galerien Europas a. others.