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First Love (gatefold)
  • Alberto Vargas
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • First Love (gatefold), circa 1940
  • published in Esquire magazine, October 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on illustration board
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 101.5 x 76 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 39 15/16 x 29 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 45 x 32 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0526
Label Text

Reclining blonde female, dressed in black negligee with arms above her head and phone held to her proper right ear. She is also wearing a white robe.