Trebnitz / Died 1927 Munich
architecture and landscape painter
Carl Wutte was
known as a German architecture and landscape painter.
from 1871 to 1873 at the Art Academy in
Berlin, 1873 with Angelo Quaglio II (1829-1890) in Munich,
1877 to 1878 with Eugen Ducker in
In 1874 he traveled to Italy, where he remained until 1876, painting in Italy, Sicily and Sardinia.
visited Andalusia and Norway in 1880 and 1894, settling in Munich in1885.
Wuttke traveled to
destinations to paint,
including Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Sudan), the
Sinai, and in 1893 the United States.
In 1897-99 he
undertook a world tour, during which he visited China and Japan.
returning from the Far East,
he was commissioned by
Kaiser Wilhelm II to paint the Silver Salon of the Berlin Castle.
He also executed
commissions for Prince Heinrich of Prussia.
are often genre scenes. In his earlier paintings,
he concentrated on
painting finely gradated light, predominant in
the pre-impressionistic Romantic style.
However, his later works are
characterized by much brighter
colors, and quite spontaneous and energetic brushwork - in the turn-of-the-century Impressionist manner.
Memories of Study Trips Around the Earth. Munich, 1914
E. Benezit "Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs"
Thieme-Becker, "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler"
F. v. Boetticher, "Malerwerke des Neunzehnten Jahrhunderts"
J. Busse, "Internationales Handbuch aller Maler und Bildhauer des 19. Jahrhunderts"