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Grapestake Gallery records, 1974-1984

Grapestake Gallery records, 1974-1984

Grapestake Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 3.0 linear ft.

Summary: Files on artists exhibiting at the gallery, business correspondence, an exhibition chronology, gallery press releases and exhibition announcements, a consignment file, artists' contracts, art inventories and price lists for art works.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Grapestake Gallery, opening with an Ansel Adams' retrospective in 1974, was established by Ursula Gropper, Thomas V. Meyer and their father, Otto Meyer, retired board chairman of Paul Masson Vineyards. Grapestake, which closed in 1984, was located at 2876 California Street, San Francisco, California. Exhibitions concentrated on contemporary California painters, sculptors and 20th century American photographers.


Donated 1987 by Thomas V. Meyer.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Grapestake Gallery records, 1974-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.