William Henry Nutter

Ullswater by William Henry Nutter 1864 © Tullie, Carlisle, sharpened.

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William Henry Nutter was born in Carlisle in 1819 into something of an artistic dynasty. His grandfather was Henry Nutter and William was taught by his Father - Matthew Ellis Nutter. By the age of 11 he was exhibiting at the Carlisle Academy. He himself was teaching at his own school from a young age and he specialised in architectural, landscape and sporting pictures. He lived in Carlisle choosing to remain a regional artist, painting views mainly across Cumbria and the Scottish Border country. Ill health forced him to seek a warmer climate and he died in Malaga, Spain in 1872.