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John A. Ruthven Hand-Colored Engraving "Labrador Duck," 1975

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John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Labrador Duck, 1975
Hand-colored engraving on paper
Signed to the lower right
Numbered 4/500
Engraved by Norma Morgan (American, born 1928)
Published by Wildlife Internationale
Printed by Anderson-Lamb, New York

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.

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- discoloration, scattered smudges, and warping to sheet; stains to the mat to the right; glazing not present; dents and scratches to the frame.


45.5" W x 36.25" H x 1.5" D

- measures frame; plate measures 35.25" W x 23.75" H.

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