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John Ruthven (American, b. 1924), "Carolina Paraquets"

A hand colored engraving on paper, from a special edition by Wildlife Internationale, Georgetown, OH. Signed in graphite by artist l.r., and limited number 186/500 l.l.; 30" x 22.5" (sight), 48" x 33" (framed).

John A. Ruthven, naturalist, author, lecturer, and internationally acknowledged master of wildlife art is often called the “20th Century Audubon.” Ruthven uses the same techniques as his famous predecessor. After studying and researching his subject thoroughly, he sketches to rigid specifications then renders the original painting with great detail.


Slight toning and foxing, otherwise good condition.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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