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Jutz Carl (Carl Jutz the elder), born 22 September 1838 in Windschläg, today the city of Offenburg, † 31 August 1916, Pfaff village, now city of Koblenz) was a German painter of animals.
Carl Jutz wind came from an old family rackets. His father was a shoemaker. Until 1845 he lived in Windschläg and went this year with his family to Blaubeuren, Baden-Baden Lichtental today. While his father emigrated to the USA in 1853, Carl was left Jutz in Beuren. During this time he had contact with a native of the Netherlands painter August Knip, who was in Baden-Baden and Meclisi Jutz in animal painting.
In 1861 he moved to Munich, where he made the acquaintance of, among other things Willroider Ludwig and Anton Braith and under their influence only devoted to animal painting. An academy, he did not visit there. In his travels to linked Jutz contacts Düsseldorf painters and moved in 1867 to Düsseldorf, where most of his works were created. From 1868 until his death Jutz was a member of the Association of Artists paint box. His last years were spent in Pfaffendorf near Koblenz.
Jutz was in his time a very successful painter whose paintings in the contemporary exhibitions between Hamburg, Dresden, Munich and Vienna were of great interest. Already in 1867, Jutz at the Paris World's Fair, 1879 in Sydney, where he received a medal and in 1881 in Melbourne. His major works were highly appreciated in England and the United States, but also German museums in Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Breslau and Königsberg secured within the lifetime of the painter's images from his work. His paintings achieve still higher prices.
The topic of Jutz extended almost exclusively to the poultry chickens in their yards. He grouped the animals with minute and almost photographic accuracy in the context of rural scenery, with the special intensity of the colors is striking. More rarely, he also painted landscapes and other animals, so when traveling, which he has regularly including in his home region of Baden.
"Towards the end of the 1880s he increased [Carl Jutz] Personnel to be a colorful peacock amidst general popular duck and chicken, which you inevitably associated with the Gründerzeit parvenu. Characteristic of his compositional and technically accomplished oeuvre are lower viewing-point in close proximity to the animals and their habitat, brilliant colors, strong light and shadow contrasts, with the aid of a magnifying glass, fine brush strokes placed on meticulous color and material reproduction of detail, precision in realistic imitation The animal species-specific anatomy and careful observation of behavior "
- Encyclopaedia of Düsseldorf School of Painting
His son Carl Ernst Bernhard Jutz (also Carl Jutz the younger) called (1873-1915) was an eminent landscape painter, whose paintings are still often sold at auctions.
Carl Jutz. In: Ulrich Thieme, Felix Becker, among others: general lexicon of visual arts from antiquity to the present. Volume 19, EA Seemann, Leipzig 1926, pp. 356