Biography: Hardie Gramatky, N.A. (1907-1979) Born: Dallas, TX; Studied: Stanford University, Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles); Member: National Academy of Design, New York Water Color Club, American Watercolor Society, California Water Color Society. Hardie Gramatky was raised in Southern California. He studied art with F. Tolles Chamberlin, Clarence Hinkle, Pruett Carter...... read more
Exhibited: World of Watercolor, Fallbrook Art Center, March 6 - April 27, 2011.
"This is similar to Turkey Hill painted in 1961, but when Dad painted this watercolor, the trees hadn't grown up so much. The house in the middle we are quite sure is an antique house at 35 Long Lots Road which is now owned by the Webbs. This is the scene from our backyard, looking across to the Sound and Turkey Hill Road. Neighborhood children still sled down the hill!"
Courtesy of daughter-Linda Gramatky Smith