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untitled (gatefold)
  • Alberto Vargas
    1896–1982
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • untitled (gatefold), circa 1943
  • published in Esquire magazine, February 1943
  • Where object was made: United States
  • airbrush, watercolor on 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
  • 1980.0568
Description

Female figure in white negligee with red flower and red ribbon at waist. Her proper right hand is behind her head. She is holding the end of the ribbon that is around her waist, in her proper left hand.