John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "First Snow, - Cardinal" 1991
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
First Snow – Cardinal, 1991
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
Published by Wildlife Internationale Inc. with label to the verso
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.
- minor abrasions to the frame and discoloration to the gilt of the frame.
- measures frame; image measures 5.5" W x 12.0" H.