Edgar Yaeger Architectural Studies, 1935 - 1983
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (house, skyscrapers, house in Malaga, Spain), 1935 – 1983
Graphite on paper, graphite on tracing paper, and ink and blue pencil 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 paper concentrated to the edges; stains and creases to the edges of tracing paper; minor stains and wear to the edges of smallest drawing; some warping and accretions.
- measures largest sheet.