John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Red-Bellied Woodpecker," Late 20th Century
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Red-Bellied Woodpecker, late 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed in plate 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.
- curling to the edges of the paper.