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John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "African Elephants," Late 20th Century

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After John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
African Elephants, late 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right; signed in plate
Numbered 1941/5000
Includes certificate of registration

John Aldrich 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.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- significant toning and discoloration to the print, predominately at the edges of the paper; creasing and minor warping of the print.


25.0" W x 33.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures the paper; image measures 20.75" W x 28.5" H.

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