John A. Ruthven (American, Ohio/Kentucky, born 1927)
Scarlet (Irish Setter)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right margin and in plate
From the Sporting Dog Series
Ruthven studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati 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.
- measures frame; visible image 18.5" W x 21.75" H.