• Little Toot Smiling, 1974

    Hardie Gramatky

    7.75 x 9.75 inches

  • This painting is available as a giclée art print on premium watercolor paper. Please note: some prints are available in multiple sizes. Simply select a size & add to cart. (Giclée prints are rolled & shipped in a tube).

  • Original Size - 7.75 x 9.75 inches
  • $69.00 $95.00

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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

A California art print on Arches watercolor paper. 100% archival, and printed in HD.

"Dad created this special painting of Little Toot as a thank you to Eleanor Street, a beloved town librarian who was retiring. Thirty-five years later she must have died down in North Carolina and her heirs put the painting into an auction. Luckily for us we heard about it and were able to purchase the original. I love how upbeat this mischievous tugboat is, and I especially love the way Dad autographed it With love from Little Toot and Hardie Gramatky. Perfect for any child's room."

Courtesy of daughter-Linda Gramatky Smith