Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (portrait of woman), 1967
Charcoal on paper
Signed to the lower left
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.
- slight smudging; perforated paper remnants along the upper edge of the sheet; toning to paper.