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John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Francis of Assisi"

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John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Francis of Assisi
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed in plate and to the lower right
Edition 815/2000

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; foxing throughout; waving to sheet; accretions to glazing; abrasions to frame; tearing to paper backing.


25.25" W x 33.25" H x 1.25" D

- measures frame; image measures 17.0" W x 24.5" H.

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