Edgar Yaeger Ink and Wash Painting of Seated Female Figure, 1927
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (seated female figure), 1927
Ink and wash on paper
Signed to the lower right
Known for his modern abstract style and his WPA murals of the Depression era, Yaeger was influenced by European modernists such as Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, and Giorgio de Chirico. Yaeger’s work has been exhibited at many institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, among others.
- toning to paper concentrated to the edges; rough lower edge where removed from notepad binding; minor ink smudges to the edges; notable smudeges to the verso.