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Hardie Gramatky

 (1907 - 1979)
Hardie Gramatky was active/lived in Connecticut, California.  Hardie Gramatky is known for streetscape and marine painting, children's book illustrator, animation.

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Hardie Gramatky


Note from Loren T. Bieg

I was 7 or 8 years old when I met Hardie Gramatky.  He lived at the top of the Roseville Road hill where I rode my Schwinn bicycle in Westport, Connecticut.  I think I must have first met him at the Westport Book Fair where he came year after year to sign his books.  But, what impressed me as a little boy was that I immediately felt that I could stop by his home any time, which my brother and I did on our bicycles.  He would always take an interest in what we were doing and spend time talking with us.  On Halloween night in 1977, I knocked on his door dressed as R2D2, a costume I had spent hours building myself.  I still remember being invited into his home and the l  ...  Displaying 750 of 7818 characters.



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About  Hardie Gramatky

Born:  1907 - Dallas, Texas
Died:   1979 - Westport, Connecticut
Known for:  streetscape and marine painting, children's book illustrator, animation