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  • Design Credit: Samantha Todhunter Design Ltd., Photo Credit: Oliver Clarke. Dimensions: H 20.5 in. x W 24.5 in.
  • Design Credit: Lucy Harris Studio, Photo Credit: Francesco Bertocci. Dimensions: H 20.5 in. x W 24.5 in.
  • Design Credit: Timothy Godbold, Photo Credit: Karl Simone. Dimensions: H 20.5 in. x W 24.5 in.
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Edgar Yaeger
"Untitled" Woman on a Love Seat in a Lavender Dress, Oil on Canvas

1982

$3,900

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Yaeger was an American Modernist painter from Detroit, Michigan, who is credited with being one of the first painters in this style. The portrait “Untitled” easily falls into this category with its large areas of complimentary colors, purples and orange, arranged in an abstract pattern surrounding the seated female. Yaeger studied under Robert A. Herzberg at the Detroit School of Fine and Applied Arts, by which he was awarded the Founder's Society Purchase Prize. Subsequently, with the backing of the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Traveling Scholarship. He embarked on a study tour of eight European countries, from France to Czechoslovakia. Yaeger was best known for his contributions to the Michigan Federal Art project and the Works Progress Administration scheme during the Depression Era, to which he contributed a number of murals that were displayed in public buildings. Some of his contributions are located at the West Quad Dormitory at the University of Michigan and the Detroit Public Lighting Commission Building. His work in found in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Art Gallery of Windsor and the Kresge Foundation Collection in addition to numerous national personal collections. Unframed the piece measures 14.19" h x 18.13" w.

Details

  • Creator
    Edgar Yaeger (1904 - 1997)
  • Creation Year
    1982
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Width: 24.5 in. (62.23 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Detroit, MI
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU128618363172

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