John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Red-Headed Woodpecker," Late 20th Century
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924-2020)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
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
- toning and discoloration to the print; residue to the glass; scratches to the frame.