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untitled (gatefold)
  • Alberto Vargas
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • untitled (gatefold), circa 1943
  • published in Esquire magazine, April 1943
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, airbrushing, on board
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 66.1 x 55.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 26 x 22 in
    Mat Dimensions: 40 x 30 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0570.a
Label Text

Red-haired, green-eyed, female figure seated with bent legs tucked beneath her. She wears a military uniform (identified as an Army uniform). Part of the woman's collaged clothing, which was attached with rubber cement, has fallen off, exposing her proper right breast and arm. She is holding a bugle in her right hand. The words "My hat's off!" appear in the top left corner.