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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, August 1942
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on illustration board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 75.4 x 50.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29 5/8 x 20 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0552
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Female figure wearing tight white pants and vest with a blue jacket and cape. She has white hair which is pulled back from her face and is meant to resemble a powdered wig. She is standing with her legs apart. The woman is meant to resemble George Washington.