DescriptionALBERTO VARGAS (American, 1896-1982)
Varga Girl (Redhead with Black Cat), 1919
Gouache and watercolor on paper
24.5 x 37.5 in. (image)
Sign, inscribed, and dated lower right
This early masterpiece, one of the greatest pin-ups the artist ever painted, was reproduced as a full-color double-page spread in Vargas, Taschen, 1990. Alberto Vargas thought so highly of this lot and the following two stunning paintings that he retained them in his personal collection.
From the personal collection of the artist.
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