(1898 - 1992)
Philip Illman was active/lived in New York. Philip Illman is known for painting.
Biography Philip Illman
The following information is from Michael Glicksman, nephew of the artist.
Philip Illman was born in 1898, and died in 1992. I've been told that he studied at the National Academy, NYC, and the Art Students' League, NYC. He was a student, close friend and, I gather, sort of a protoge of George Luks, with whom he shared a studio both in NYC ( I think, if my memory serves me correctly, it was in the Gramercy Park area), and also upstate in Old Chatham, NY. (According to family lore, it was Luks who was largely responsible for Phillip's decision to marry my aunt Ruth, in spite of their mutual poverty, since it had become apparent to George that Phillip was miserable whenever he spent time apart f
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