1816 - 1869

Henry Jutsum

Henry Jutsum was born in London on 11 September 1816 and baptised at St Mary Marylebone on 4 October 1816, son of John Jutsum and his wife Elizabeth. Jutsum was educated in Devonshire where he acquired an aptitude for landscape painting and returned to London to further his art studies. In 1839, an apprentice to artist James Stark, and devoted himself for some time to watercolour painting, due to the influence of the work of another Norwich School artist John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) and Jutsum was also an associate of painter Henry Bright. Jutsum lived for the years 1851-1861 at 6 Prospect Place, Paddington, London with his elder brother Roland Jutsum, who were both described as 'fund holders'. He drew inspiration from nature, frequently in Kensington Gardens and first exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1836 and in 1843 was elected a member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours but, preferring painting in oil, in 1847 resigned this membership although in their exhibition in April that year his 'The Streamlet' was considered the best landscape in the exhibition. He also exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association in Ipswich in 1850 'The Rabbit Warren' and in the same year at the West of Scotland Academy 'Ulswater, Cumberland' and 'Rydal Mere, Westmorland' also exhibiting at the British Institution in 1854 'The Rocky Path of a Mountain Burn'. His 'The Noonday Walk' is in the Royal Collection and was engraved for 'The Art Journal'. Henry Jutsum died at his home 88 Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood, London on 3 March 1869, aged 52, he was unmarried. A sale of 'the remaining works of that accomplished landscape painter, the late Henry Jutsum comprising about 200 pictures and drawings and sketches in oil and water colours' were sold at auction by Christie, Manson & Woods on 15 February 1870.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 9 Princes Street, Cavendish Square, London
1836 825 Exeter, from the river - Evening
1837 116 Dawlish Beach, Devon
1838 189 Coast Scene, Shanklin
         413 Sketch of a Lady in Fancy Costume
1839 151 On the Isle of Wight Coast
         176 Sketch of a Lady in Oriental Costume
         486 A Deserted Mill in South Wales
1840 78 The Thames near Henley
1841 227 The Lane to the Ruins of Kenilworth, Warwickshire
         1165 A Forest Scene
1842 348 Landscape
         635 The Gipsy Haunt
1843 470 Tintern Abbey
         568 An English Green Lane, near Kenilworth, Warwickshire
1844 853 Landscape
         953 A Mill, at Trevien, near Llanrwyst
1845 319 The Deer Park at Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire
         518 A Yorkshire Village
1846 137 The Pleasaunce in Olden Time
         421 The Garden Walk
         1240 The Gypsy Encampment
1847 112 Returning from the Chase
         499 Going out to the Chase
         529 A Woodland Scene
from 174 Edgware Road, Maida Hill
1848 75 The Terrace
         658 An Autumn Evening: Gleaners Returning
         752 A Trout Stream - drawing
1849 44 A Mountain Stream
         1051 A Vale in Kent
         1066 Going to the Warren
1850 83 Rydal Water, Westmorland
         171 Autumn: Timber clearing
         544 Wood Gleaners, crossing a brook
         1243 The Thames, near Pangbourne
from 88 Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood, London NW
1868 18 The Berwickshire Coast
         591 A Mountain Stream

Works by This Artist