John A. Ruthven Offset Lithograph "Broadwing"
John A. Ruthven (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1924 – 2020)
Offset lithograph on paper
Signed in plate and to the lower right
Plaque affixed to lower portion, reads “For Outstanding Achievement/Broadwing/February 2001”
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
- minor debris behind glazing; minor tearing to paper backing.
- measures frame.