An oil painting on canvas of a woman in a white dress by listed artist Edgar Yaeger (American, 1904 – 1997). Depicted is a portrait of a woman posed in front of draped fabric while wearing a simply white garment. Artist’s signature to lower left corner along with year of creation. Piece is presented as stretched canvas without frame or mat.
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.
- wear to edges of canvas; fraying of canvas edges; loss of paint to edgesof canvas; toning of canvas.