Edgar Yaeger Figural Nude Charcoal Drawing, 1967
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904-1997)
Charcoal drawing on paper
Signed and dated 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.
- creases, wear, small stains and localized toning to edges of paper; toning and charcoal rubbing throughout paper; some warping.