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Having demonstrated a unique sense of commitment to the authentication of visual art pieces by various artists, Mr. Nathan Daniel Isen definitely knows visual language as an expert in the field. Having spent more than three decades in the art business, Mr. Nathan Isen has amassed enviable skills and unparalleled experience in his exceptional performance of artwork authentication. His work has often beena challenge, but Mr. Isen takes it all in stride and has never grown tired of the innate pleasure that art always inspires. Overseeing the entire Louis Icart Museum in Philadelphia, Mr. Isen believes the establishment is a culmination of all he has ever worked for and toward through the years, a testament to his commitment to excellence in his chosen field of endeavor. Having graduated from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, Mr. Nathan Isen readily knows the language of business, too. Utilizing all the business concepts he has learned at the Ivy League educational institution, Mr. Isen practices impeccable business skills and sticks to a remarkable work ethic, which have led to his ability to build firm yet expanding business relationships throughout the country and the world. Aside from being the expert curator of the Louis Icart Museum, Mr. Nathan Daniel Isen also owns an art gallery in the Old Please Touch Museum located on 210 N 21st St. in Philadelphia, which houses an astounding collection of over 50,000 pieces within 48,000 square feet of art work. His wife’s cousin was also the President of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and this has given Mr. Isen a greater responsibility towards the people he serves the needs of.

Greatly dedicated to his work, Mr. Nathan Daniel Isen has performed artwork authentication tirelessly, making sure that the art world is safeguarded from inferior copies of genuine artists’ visual art. Making it his lifelong quest, Mr. Isen validates artwork done by various artists with utmost care that the most vital points of consideration are never missed. Relying heavily on the kind of experience he has amassed for over 32 years, Mr. Nathan Isen has been a trusted authenticator for various artists’ visual art. Because of his impeccable business ethic and strong pursuit of quality work, Mr. Isen has carved a niche for himself not only in the art scene in Philadelphia but also throughout the globe. With a keen eye for detail and a strong instinct for seeking out the authentic, Nathan has been able to assist numerous clients in having artwork certified accordingly, following the strictest standards and utilizing special tools and techniques. Thanks to his relentless efforts, the art business rests secure.

With his sincere love for art, Mr. Nathan Daniel Isen has capably specialized in the performance of artwork authentication through his sophisticated knowledge and impeccable judgment skills. His expertise has led him to significantly contribute to the causes of various corporate and charitable foundation clients that have relied on his certifying skills: The Coalition for the Protection of Children, for which he raised $140,000.00 for their charity in one weekend; the Nashville Museum of Art, for which he has been tasked to oversee the Masters’ collection of over 30 pieces a year; the American Cancer Society; the American Red Cross; and Saint Christopher Children's Hospitals. In his pursuit of truly reputable service, Mr. Isen has never forgotten how to give back as much as he has received. Outside of work, Mr. Nathan D. Isen remains a generous supporter of various other causes as his personal way of giving back to society. He ran the dance marathon at the University of Pennsylvania both in 1974 and 1975, which benefitted the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a not-for-profitdonor-supported foundation leading the search for cystic fibrosis cure. Mr. N.D. Isen remains active through biking, playing golf and traveling to Acapulco and Europe. He specially loves spending time with his wife and 4 children. Nathan loves animals and enjoys watching old television shows.

Work experience

Jan 1985Present


Louis Icart Museum



University of Pennsylvania

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