John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "White-Breasted Nuthatch," Late 20th Century
John A. Ruthven (Ohio/Kentucky, born 1927)
White-breasted Nuthatch, 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower left corner
Numbered 322 of 950
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.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- minor markings and scratches to frame; some toning to print.