About the artist
In 1808 Lutgers was born in Amsterdam. Son of Joannes Lutgens and Elizabeth Cornelia van Kampen.
He painted landscapes, city- , river-, and seascapes, but portraits as well. He is known for his serie of painting from Utrecht and surroundings; especially near the river Vecht. Besides that he made drawings from several other places in the Netherlands like Almelo, The Hague, Haarlem, Leiden, Rijswijk, Utrecht and Velsen. He published his works as lithographs. One of his pupils was Nicolaas Bastert.
He died in Loenen aan de Vecht at age of 65. He was married with Maria Susanna Moen.