Edgar Yaeger Mixed Media Sketches
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904-1997)
Various titles and inscriptions, 20th century
Graphite, gouache, and colored pencil drawings on paper
Various pieces signed and initialed
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.
- crease marks from being folded; crease marks to the corners; staining; possible water damage to some sheets; tears along the edges of the sheet; toning and discoloration; stray marks; wear throughout.
- measures the largest work.