John Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Cardinals"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924-2020)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower left
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.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- slight wave to sheet; slight toning and discolorations to sheet and matting; abrasions, nicks, and wear to frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 15" W x 18.75" H.