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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens, 1829-1915

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1829
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Date of Death: 1915
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Identity:

Captain Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens was a portrait, animal and sporting painter. He and his wife Mary Gallwey had a son Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, who became an architect.

Life:

Lutyens, a close friend of Sir Edwin Landseer, was active exhibiting between 1861 and 1903, showing at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, British Institution, Grosvenor Gallery, Dudley Gallery, Royal Hibernian Academy, Manchester City Art Gallery and Society of British Artists, a society which elected JW its President in 1886. Lutyens was a member of the Burlington Fine Arts Society, and supported JW when he was expelled in 1867 (#12959).

Bibliography:

Wood, Christopher, The Dictionary of Victorian Painters, Woodbridge, 1971; Johnson, J., and A. Gruetzner, The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1980; Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004.