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Watercolorist Ranked as America's Best

Westport News
by Frances Moore

Westporters may remember him as the amiable artist who lived on Roseville Road for many decades. Parents may know him as the creator, author and illustrator of the Little Toot children's books (and subsequent videos). But to the art world, Hardie Gramatky is considered one of the great American watercolorists. That might be a subjective statement, but a recent recognition by one of the medium's masters, Andrew Wyeth, all but makes it a fact. In the 20th anniversary issue…