Edgar Yaeger Graphite Drawing "Belle Isle," 1938
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Belle Isle, 1938
Graphite 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.
- smudging to graphite; toning and discoloration to paper; minor edge wear including creases to the corners; stains to the verso with one spot visible through to the recto of the sheet to the center under the bridge.