Edgar Yaeger Drawings, Sketches, and Studies
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904-1997)
Untitled (sketches and studies), mid-20th century
Graphite, charcoal, and/or ink drawings on paper
At least one piece signed and dated
This lot includes studies of figures, compositions, hands, linear perspective, vegetation, mechanics and more.
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.
- varying degrees of wear throughout each piece, including toning, discolorations, loss, smudges and accretions, tears, creases, and handling wear.
- measures largest sheet.