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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, May 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, pencil on illustration board
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 66 x 99.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 26 x 39 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 45 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0530
Label Text

Image of two female figures. The figure on the left is wearing a see-through black dress with white cuffs and collar (resembles Pilgrim dress). She has blonde hair and blue eyes and is holding a cigarette in her proper right hand. The figure on the right is wearing a white lace dress and mantilla. She has dark hair and brown eyes, and is playing a guitar.