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untitled (gatefold)
  • Alberto Vargas
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • untitled (gatefold), circa 1941
  • published in Esquire magazine, January 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on illustration board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 63.6 x 48.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 1/16 x 19 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 99.1 x 66 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 39 x 26 in
    Mat Dimensions: 40 x 30 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0528
Label Text

Brunette female figure with green eyes, holding a green half-mask in her proper right hand. She is wearing long black gloves. There are white feathers in the shape of bird wings covering her breasts. Only the woman's upper body is shown. The background is black.