John Ruthven Hand-Colored Aquatint Engraving "Labrador Duck"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Labrador Duck, 1975
Hand-colored aquatint engraving on paper
Signed to 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.
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- Item not examined outside of mounting
- rippling to sheet; slight toning; minor nicks and finish wear to frame.
- measures frame.