Gramatky, Jr., Bernhard –Hardie” August (American, 1907 _ 1979). Herzog and Lachenal Climbing Annapurna. Circa 1950. Watercolor on board published in –The Third of June,” by Maurice Herzog. In –The Childrenês Hour.” This image depicts Herzog and Lachenal, his climbing companion. The caption states that Lachenal is –far below.” It has been said that Herzog claimed far more credit than he deserved regarding this climb, minimizing Lachenalês role in it. Image size is 10 _ x 7 _ inches. Signed. Edges of board slightly darkened, with marginal soiling not affecting image. Good.