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William C. Grauer papers, 1922-2001

William C. Grauer papers, 1922-2001

Grauer, William C., 1895-1985

Muralist, Painter, Teacher

Collection Information

Size: 0.3 linear feet

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.

Biographical/Historical 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.

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