Edgar Yaeger Figural Charcoal Drawing, 1972
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (seated female nude), 1972
Charcoal 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; minor smudging to the charcoal; creases to the upper right corner.