John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Screech Owls"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924-2020)
Screech Owls, late 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right 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 and discoloration; minor wrinkling to the sheet; some crease marks to the corners.