John Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Black Capped Chickadee," Late 20th Century
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Black Capped Chickadee, late 20th century
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
Attribute information label attached to the verso
Ruthven studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy 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
- abrasions and scratches to the frame.
- measures the frame; image measures 11.75" W x 13.75" H.