John Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Leopard," 1975
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
From the Safari series
Print information attached to the verso
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
- chips to the corners and scattered scratches and nicks along the edges of the frame; major foxing, toning, and tears to print information attached to the verso.
- measures frame; image measures 31.0" W x 22.5" H.