John A. Ruthven Offset Lithographs "Scarlet Tanagers" and "Eastern Bluebirds"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Scarlet Tanagers and Eastern Bluebirds, late 20th century
Offset lithographs on paper
Signed to lower right and in plate
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
- minor scuffs to frames.
- measures framed Eastern Bluebirds; visible image measures 10.0" W x 13.25" H.