J. E. Nuttgens (1892–1982)

Born in Aachen, Joseph Edward (Eddie) Nuttgens was the son of a German tailor's cutter and an English mother. They moved to London in 1896. Nuttgens established his studio in the Chiltern Hills near the workshops of Eric Gill, who was an early influence, as was Christopher Whall. Nuttgens studied with Karl Parsons and was introduced to the artists working in stained glass at Lowndes & Drury's Glass House in Fulham, London. He also worked for Martin Travers as his chief assistant until 1922, and then as an assistant to Paul Woodroffe at Chipping Camden. Nuttgens' own studio was one in which new careers were nurtured, and the partnership of John Piper and Patrick Reyntiens began in his studio.

Several of his twelve children became artists and makers in various media, and his son Joseph Ambrose Nuttgens worked with him before taking over his stained glass studio after his death.

Further reading

Patrick Nuttgens, 'Seventy Years Work. The Stained Glass of Joseph Edward Nuttgens, 1892–1982' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xviii, no. 1 (1983–4), 58–77.

Joyce Little, Stained Glass Marks and Monograms (London: National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies, 2002), p. 91.

Alan Brooks and Peter Cormack, 'The Artists of the Glass House' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xli (2017), 37.




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  The Baptism of Christ The Baptism of Christ
artist: J. E. Nuttgens
1948
Church of All Saints, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
west wall of the north aisle
  St Peter and St Paul St Peter and St Paul
artist: J. E. Nuttgens
1953
Church of All Saints, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent
west wall of the south aisle
Peter's Commission
artist: J. E. Nuttgens
1977
Church of the Holy Trinity, Gwersyllt, Wrexham
  Christ in Majesty with Saints Christ in Majesty with Saints
artist: J. E. Nuttgens
about 1978
Church of Our Lady, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire
north wall


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