John Ruthven Offset Lithograph "The Cincinnati Nature Center Cardinals"
John Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
The Cincinnati Nature Center Cardinals, circa 1975
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower right
Edition 470 of 1000
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
- wear, scratches, and dents to frame; toning to mat and print; mat burn; dust and debris.