Fantastic Large "Outsider Art" Watercolor Painting by New York Artist Nathan Hilu "Jewish Wedding"
Bright and cheerful Jewish Wedding painting by Nathan Hilu of Lower East Side New York. The painting measures 28" x 36" framed. It will be shipped framed with glass. Very good condition, ready to hang.
Nathan Hilu is an 83 year old artist who has been drawing almost everyday of his life…(He) draws local shops, shop keepers, synagogues and sites of the Lower East Side. He also does drawings of Jewish Holidays and biblical scenes. Nathan was born in New York City, raised in Pittsburgh, was in the army at the end of World War II, and later was stationed in Korea. At 18 years old, he was a security guard at the Nuremberg trials. In 2008, working from his vivid visual memory, Nathan did a series of drawings of the Nuremberg prison and the occupants. These drawings are in the Holocaust Resource Center Archives at Queensborough Community College. Among other things in his colorful life – when Nathan was sitting on the sidewalk drawing he met Salvador Dali who signed the back of Nathan’s drawing… On his return to New York after the army Rabbi Spiegel helped Nathan find an apartment on Willett Street.