John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Canvasbacks"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower right; signed in plate to lower right
Title inscribed in plate to lower margin
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
- even toning to sheet; adhesive accretions to glass; minor wear to frame; minor wear and punctures to verso.
- measures frame; image measures 9.0" W x 9.5" H.