Edgar Yaeger Figural and Landscape Drawings and Paintings
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (female figures, river landscape), circa 1936
Ink, watercolor, charcoal, and conté crayon on paper
Signed and dated to the lower corners
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 the paper concentrated to the edges with slight embrittlement to the darker sheets; scattered smudges; minor edge wear; some warping.
- measures largest sheet.