John Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, born 1924)
Untitled (wildlife), late 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower left and in plate
Ruthven studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the Jack Storey Central Academy of Commercial Art. After graduating, he 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.
- toning to sheet; stain to lower right corner.
- measures frame; visible image measures 11" W x 12.5" H.