(1874 - 1942)
August William Hutaf was active/lived in New Jersey. August Hutaf is known for illustrator, genre-narrative, children.
Biography August Hutaf
The following biography is based on information provided June 2002 by Janet Scott, great niece of the artist and a resident of Prince Frederic, Maryland.
Born and died in Hoboken, New Jersey, August Hutaf painted with a huge hand, a hand as broad as a side of venison. Like many men of his stature, 6'4" and weighing more than three-hundred pounds, he displayed an amazing dexterity and grace. The work of Gus Hutaf testifies that he was one of those rare individuals who could charm and delight with his whimsical postcards or capture the breath of those lucky enough to have seen his serious oil paintings and pottery.
Gus and his wife, Lil, were childless but doted on their niece and nephew. Once when visiting Lil's brother, Gus
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