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untitled (gatefold)
  • Alberto Vargas
    1896–1982
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • untitled (gatefold), circa 1942
  • published in Esquire magazine, February 1942
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on illustration board
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 55.6 x 66.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 7/8 x 26 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0547
Description

Reclining female figure with her back towards the viewrer. She is wearing a grass skirt and has red flowers in her hair and around wrist and ankle. She has blonde hair.