February 22, 2020 01:00 PM EST Caza Sikes


John Ruthven (American, b. 1924), "Labrador Duck"

A hand colored engraving on paper, from a special edition produced by Wildlife Internationale, Georgetown, OH.  Hand colored by Norma Morgan, signed in graphite by artist l.r., and limited numbered 186/500 l.l.  Plate mark clearly visible; 24" x 38" (plate size), 33.5" x 48" (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.


Some very slight toning and foxing.

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


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