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Grapestake Gallery records, 1970-1986

Grapestake Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 2.8 Linear feet

Summary: The Grapestake Gallery records measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1970-1986. The collection sheds light on the gallery's operation through administrative records and artist files.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded in San Francisco, California, by Ursula Gropper, Thomas V. Meyer and their father, Otto Meyer in 1974, the Grapestake Gallery was known for showing contemporary California painters, sculptors, and 20th-century American photographers. Gropper and Thomas Meyer, both artists, were proponents of photography as a fine art medium.


The collection was donated by Thomas V. Meyer in 1987.

Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.