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    ALBERTO VARGAS (American 1896-1982)
    Original Pin-Up Art
    Preliminary Vargas Girl Study, 1965
    Caption: 'Do you know one more -- or -- do you suffer from nyctalopia!...'
    Watercolor and pencil on vellum, mounted on board
    27.5in. x 18in.
    Signed lower right: Vargas

    A copy of the issue March, 1965 issue of Playboy, a tearsheet of the finished centerfold from that issue, and a copy of the book Vargas by Alberto Vargas and Reid Austin are included in this lot. Two preliminary studies, and the final verion of the pin-up appear on pages 50 and 51 of the Vargas book. This preliminary was numbered as a third study, in the upper left corner of the drawing.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    11th Wednesday
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