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untitled (gatefold August)
  • Alberto Vargas
    1896–1982
    born: Arequipa, Peru ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • untitled (gatefold August), circa 1945
  • published in Esquire magazine, August 1945, page 37
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, airbrushing
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 75.9 x 55.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29 7/8 x 22 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0626
Description
Exhibitions

Female figure with red hair. She has flowers around her neck (lei) and is wearing a yellow grass skirt. She is sitting with her left leg bent under her and her right leg extended downwards.