Edgar Yaeger Figural Drawings of Men, circa 1935
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (male figures), circa 1935
Charcoal, ink, graphite, conté crayon, and ink on paper
Signed 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 the paper concentrated to the edges with minor embrittlement to darker sheets; smudges and minor scattered stains; handling wear to the edges including tears, loss, and minor creases.
- measures largest sheet.