(1903 - 1999)
Elias Newman was active/lived in New York / Israel. Elias Newman is known for modernist genre, urban view and watercolor landscape painting.
Biography Elias Newman
Following is The New York Times obituary of Elias Newman, February 3, 1999
Elias Newman, a painter active in New York and Israel and best known for his watercolor landscapes, died yesterday at Beekman Hospital in Manhattan. He was 95 and lived in Manhattan.
Mr. Newman was born in Poland in 1903 and immigrated with his family to New York when he was 10. He studied for two years at the National Academy of Design in Manhattan, then at the Educational Alliance Art School on the Lower East Side, where he later taught. Moses Soyer and Chaim Gross were among his classmates there.
In 1925, Mr. Newman visited a brother who lived in Jerusalem. He stayed in what was then called Palestine for two years, mingling with local a
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