Gramatky, Jr., Bernhard –Hardie” August (American, 1907 _ 1979). Santa Claus with Books and Christmas Tree. Circa 1950. Watercolor on board possibly used as an advertisement for the sale of the multi-volume Childrenês Hour, first edited by Eva March Tappan. Image size is 10 _ x 7 _ inches. Signed by the artist at bottom right. Edges of board slightly darkened, with printerês notations and marginal soiling not affecting image. Very good.