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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, March 1943
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, airbrushing, on board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 55.9 x 76.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22 x 30 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0569
Description

Female figure in short blue suit with white ruffles. She is holding a pencil in her proper right hand and a note in her left hand. She is seated and leaning against a pillow.