John A. Ruthven (American; born 1924)
Wood Ducks, circa 1968
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right and signed in plate to the lower right
Numbered 46 of 1000
Published by DeSales Limited, Inc., Cincinnati
Printed by PC Printing Company, Cincinnati
Includes paper with contextual information on print
Ruthven studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the Jack Storey Central Academy of Commercial Art. After graduating, Ruthven opened a commercial studio and started painting the realistic wildlife portraits he is known for today. Ruthven was a member of the Outdoor Writers Association, the Cincinnati Art Club and Art Director’s Club, the Cincinnati Artist’s Guild, and the National Audubon Society.
- visible discoloration and toning to print and paper.
- measurements of sheet.