Edgar Yaeger Mixed Media Sketches and Drawings
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904-1997)
Various titles and inscriptions, 20th century
Gouache, graphite, and ink on paper and paperboard
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 sheets; peeling and fraying; embrittlement; toning and discoloration; stray marks; severe wear throughout.
- measures the largest work.