John Ruthven (American, Ohio/Kentucky, born 1924)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower left
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.
- light, even toning across sheet and matting; abrasions and wear to frame.
- visible image area measures 11″ × 11″.