Edgar Yaeger Figure Drawings, circa 1934
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (figures), circa 1934
Graphite on paper, ink on paper (double-sided), and ink, graphite, and gesso on tracing 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; minor edge wear including creases to the corners and smudges; pinholes to the upper corners of graphite drawing.
- measures largest sheet.