John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Cardinal"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Cardinal (Richmondena cardinalis)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed in plate
Songbird Series, Plate 1
Wildlife International Inc., Georgetown, Ohio
Edition, title and publisher information to 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.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- minor scuffs to frame; nick to lower edge of frame; light discoloration due to mat at margin.
- measures frame; visible image measures 16.25" W x 20.25" H.