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Santa rounding up his escaped reindeer ... beneath a pine tree straight out of the central California coast.
Padre spent a lot of time painting landscapes up and down California, often with his friend Josh Meador, who resided in Carmel. The tree has the feel of Carmel about it.
Mr. Hulett had a fondness for designing cards around elements he liked. What a surprise.