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Edgar Yaeger Mixed Media Drawing "Dove House"

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Dove House, 1965
Ink, watercolor, charcoal and graphite drawing on paper
Signed and dated to the lower right
Titled to the lower left

A watercolor painting on paper titled Dove House by listed artist Edgar Yaeger (American; 1904-1997), dated 1965. The work depicts an architectural landscape that takes place in Greenfield Villa, Michigan. The composition is comprised of ink, charcoal, and graphite chaotic delineations accented with subtle watercolor pigments. The piece is signed, dated and inscribed to the lower right. The title is inscribed to the lower left and is presented unframed.

Known for his modern abstract style and his WPA murals of the Depression era, Edgar 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.


- minor irregularities, negligible corner wear, and minor stains throughout the edges of paper; minor toning and negligible discoloration throughout the composition.


12.5" W x 9.0" H x 0.001" D

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