Travel writer and art historian of the Italian renaissance era. His first articles on art history appeared while he was making a study of Italy among the British expatriate scholars studying the Italian renaissance, Charles Fairfax Murray, Frederick Mason Perkins, and R. Langton Douglas. In 1898 he married. He is buried in Buckfast abbey.
Rhodes, Dennis E. "Edward Hutton." Burlington Magazine 112 (January 1970): 51-52.