John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Carolina Chickadees"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Carolina Chickadees (Parus carolinensis)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed and plate signed to lower right
Homestead Series, Plate 11
Late 20th Century
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 scuffs to the frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 10.0" W x 10.0" H.