John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph With Stamp "Ducks Unlimited," 1984
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Ducks Unlimited, 1984
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed in plate and to the lower right
Includes title plaque to lower portion of frame
Includes certificate of authenticity
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; minor accretions to glazing.
- measures frame; sight measures 9.5" W x 7.5" H.