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    ALBERTO VARGAS (1896-1982)
    Original pin-up art, 1944
    Bombs Away!
    Watercolor and airbrush on paper
    19in. x 15.5in. (sight size)
    Signed lower left
    Literature: Reproduced in Varga The Esquire Years, A Catalog Raisonne (Van Der Marck), page 175
    Bombs Away! was a mascot design for World War II bombing squadrons. Notes in Vargas' hand on the verso reference the subject and the period.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    31st Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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