John Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Mourning Dove," 1971
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Mourning Dove, 1971
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to the lower right
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
- toning to the paper; gilt loss to the upper right edge of the frame.
- measures frame; image measures 13.0" W x 17.0" H.