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Edgar Yaeger

 (1904 - 1997)
Edgar Louis Yaeger was active/lived in Michigan.  Edgar Yaeger is known for cubist still life, figure, mural painting.

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Edgar Yaeger


Edgar Yaeger was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1904.  He is credited for being one of the first American modernists.  He was a prolific artist who mastered virtually every medium:  watercolor, oil, fresco, printmaking, mosaic, and woodcarving.  He also painted numerous commissioned murals for the Works Progress Administration during the Depression era.  As a young artist, Yaeger actively exhibited his work; in 1932, he won the Founder's Society Purchase Prize from the Detroit Institute of Arts.

He also was the recipient of the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Traveling Scholarship.  With this support, he traveled extensively throughout Europe, studying in France, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Holland, Austria, Switzerland  ...  Displaying 750 of 1449 characters.



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About  Edgar Yaeger

Born:  1904 - Detroit, Michigan
Died:   1997
Known for:  cubist still life, figure, mural painting