John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Bobwhite Quail," circa 1967
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Bobwhite Quail, circa 1967
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower right; signed in plate to lower right
Published by Desales Limited, Inc.
Printed by Desales Limimted, Inc.
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.
- wear to sheet; significant toning and foxing to sheet.
- measures sheet; image measures 15.5" W x 18.0" H.