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untitled ("No, it isn't that I have anything on, Mrs. Van Gilder,...but I didn't know it was to be a come-as-you-are party!"
  • George Petty
    1894–1975
    born: Abbeville, Louisiana, United States ; died: San Pedro, California, United States
  • untitled ("No, it isn't that I have anything on, Mrs. Van Gilder,...but I didn't know it was to be a come-as-you-are party!", 1941
  • published in Esquire magazine, March 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, airbrushing
  • Paper Type: illustration board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 48.6 x 25.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 65.7 x 49.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 1/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 7/8 x 19 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0213
Description

Nude brunette, standing and talking on the telephone, with pink rose in hair, framed by keyhole shape. Published version is a blonde with curled bangs and a bob hairstyle.