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ID: 500008276
 
Record Type: Person
Lutyens, Edwin (English architect, 1869-1944)

Note: Born 29 March 1869. Lutyens got his formal architectural education at the Kensington School of Art, London (he did not finish the course) and in the office of Ernest George and Harold Peto (1887-1889). He set up his own practice in 1889 in London. During the 1890s and the 1900s, Lutyens collaborated with Gertrude Jekyll, artist, gardener and craftswoman, on the gardens of most of his houses. In 1910 and 1911, he was active in Johannesburg (South Africa) where he designed The Art Gallery (1910-1941; the building was never finished) and the Rand Regiments Memorial (1911). Appointed in 1912, with Herbert Baker, architect to the Delhi Planning Commission in New Delhi, India. In 1917, Lutyens was appointed one of the Principal Architects of the Imperial War Graves Commission, with Reginald Blomfield, Herbert Baker and C.R. Holden . Knighted in 1918 and awarded the Order of Merit in 1942. Awarded the gold medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1921 as well as the medal of the American Institute of Architects in 1924. Was master of the Art-Workers' Guild in 1933 and president of the Royal Academy from 1938 until his death in 1944. British architect.

Names:
Lutyens, Edwin (preferred,V,index)
Edwin Lutyens (V,display)
Lutyens, Sir Edwin (V)
Lutyens, Sir Edwin L. (V)
Lutyens, Edwin Landseer (V)
Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (V)
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens (V)
Edwin Landseer Lutyens (V)
Lutyens, Sir (V)
Lutyens, Edward Landseer (V)
Edward Landseer Lutyens (V)
Lutyens, Edwin Landseer, Sir (V)
Edwin Landseer Lutyens Sir (V)
Lutyens, Edwin, Sir (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1889-1910  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
active:   1910-1911  Johannesburg (Gauteng, South Africa) (inhabited place)
active:   1912-1917  Delhi (Delhi territory, India) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Jekyll, Gertrude  ca. 1890 - ca. 1903
................................  (English landscape architect and gardener, 1843-1932) [500012954]
employee of ....  George, Ernest  1887-1889
....................  (British architect, 1839-1922) [500002156]
employee of ....  Peto, Harold Ainsworth  1887-1889
....................  (British architect, landscape architect, 1854-1933) [500020604]
employee was ....  Gummer, William Henry  
......................  (New Zealand architect, 1884-1966) [500105381]
master of ....  Art Workers' Guild  1933
................  (English group of artists, designers, architects, and craftsmen, established 1884) [500117045]
member of ....  Art Workers' Guild  
................  (English group of artists, designers, architects, and craftsmen, established 1884) [500117045]
parent of ....  Lutyens, Robert  
................  (English designer, painter, and architect, 1901-1971) [500009896]
partner of ....  Baker, Herbert  from 1912
..................  (English architect and writer, 1862-1946) [500012256]
spouse of ....  Lutyens, Emily Lytton  
................  (British artist, 1874-1964) [500034359]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Lutyens, Edwin (I)

Biographies:
(English architect, 1869-1944) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1869-1944) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1869-1944) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1869-1944) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1869-1944) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1869-1944) ..... [BHA]
(English architect; born London (England, United Kingdom), 1869; died 1944) ..... [CCA]
(English architect, 1869-1944) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Edward Landseer Lutyens ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Edwin Landseer Lutyens ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Edwin Landseer Lutyens Sir ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Edwin Lutyens ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Lutyens, Edward Landseer ........ [CL-Courtauld]
.................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Lutyens, Edwin ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP Preferred]
..............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 February 2003
Lutyens, Edwin Landseer ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Lutyens, Edwin Landseer, Sir ........ [AVERY]
........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Lutyens, Edwin, Sir ........ [AVERY]
.......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Lutyens, Sir ........ [CL-Courtauld]
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Lutyens, Sir Edwin ........ [CCA, Grove Art Preferred]
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Lutyens, Sir Edwin L. ........ [CCA, VP]
..........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art, VP]
......................................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
......................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens ........ [CCA]
....................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 February 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who Was Who [Britain]: Cumulated Index (1991) 1941-50
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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