Edgar Yaeger Charcoal Drawings of Female Nudes, 1965 - 1972
Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997)
Untitled (female nudes), 1965 – 1972
Charcoal on paper
Signed to the lower corners
Ink landscape drawing to the verso of larger work and signed to the lower left appearing to read “K. Cinquemani”.
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.
- slight toning to the paper concentrated to the edges; smudges to charcoal; minor edge wear.