John Ruthven Offset Lithograph of Dog Holding Duck "Decoy"
John Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Decoy, circa 1978
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed to lower left
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 sheet; print has shifted in frame with adhesive tape visible to upper edge.
- measures frame; visible image measures 20.75" W x 24" H.