(1907 - 1979)
Hardie Gramatky was active/lived in Connecticut, California. Hardie Gramatky is known for streetscape and marine painting, children's book illustrator, animation.
Note from Loren T. Bieg
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.