Edgar Yaeger Charcoal Drawing of Seated Male Nude, Mid-20th Century
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (seated male figure), mid-20th century
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; smudges to charcoal; perforation remnants along the upper edge; tear to the edge of paper to the upper center; slight foxing mark to the upper right corner; minor tears along the edges of the sheet.