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    ALBERTO VARGAS (American, 1896-1982)
    Sitting Pretty, February Pin-Up for The Varga Girl calendar, 1948
    Watercolor and gouache on board
    29 x 19.5 in.
    Signed lower left

    "The weather may be frigid/And your fuel supply depleted,/But since you hung me on the wall/The place is overheated."


    More information about ALBERTO VARGAS, also known as Vargas, Alberto, Alberto Vargas.



    Condition Report*: Very faint, scattered foxing thoughout woman's body and face. Scattered pinholes along extreme edges and in corners; scattered accretions along edges; moisture staining along lower edge and left quadrant; otherwise in good condition. Not framed.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2011
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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