Description

    Alberto Vargas (1896-1982) Original Illustration (1909).
    Created by Vargas at the age of 13. The caption: "So -- lets beat it" appears on the verso, written in Vargas' hand. This, along with other pieces from an early sketch book, were the subject of a New York Post article written in 1943, after his fame was established with Esquire.
    Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, framed (14.5 x 12.5), sight size approximately 8 x 6.5. Signed and dated (1909) lower right.

    keywords: illustrator, beauty, glamour, Varga, Playboy artist, pin-up artist


    Estimate: $1,625 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    4th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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