John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Sipping Well," Circa 1980
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Sipping Well, circa 1980
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
Edition 65 of 750
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
- scratches and wear to frame; some toning to mat ad print; dust and debris.