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William C. Grauer papers, 1922-2001

Creator:
Grauer, William C., 1895-1985
Subject:
Vanderhoof, Gretchen
Old White Art Colony
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.3 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Writings, photographs, artwork, and printed material documenting the career of William C. Grauer as an artist and teacher. Writings include a brief biographical note, written and delivered by Grauer's daughter, Gretchen Vanderhoof, on the occasion of the 1993 Cleveland Artists Foundation benefit. Photographs are of Grauer, his paintings, and murals. Artwork consists of several small ink and watercolor sketches of urban scenes, animals, and the human figures by Grauer. Printed material includes clippings and brochures related to Grauer's career as a muralist and his work at Old White Art Colony.
Citation:
William C. Grauer papers, 1922-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
William C. Grauer (1895-1985) was a painter, muralist, and teacher in Cleveland, Ohio and White Sulphur Springs, W.V. Grauer co-founded and taught at the Old White Art Colony in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. from 1934-1940.
Provenance:
Donated 2012 by Gretchen Grauer Vanderhoof, William C. Grauer's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Muralists
Muralists
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16041
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)309173
AAA_collcode_grauwill
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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