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    Alberto Vargas (Peruvian/American, 1896-1982)
    Practicing for the Honeymoon, Playboy, June 1966
    Watercolor on board
    20 x 30 inches (50.8 x 76.2 cm)
    Signed lower right
    Signed, dated, and title on the reverse

    This was a pose and motif Alberto had produced of his wife as a study years prior. The finished painting was published in Playboy magazine.


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



    Condition Report*: Framed under glass. 6 inch and 9 inch bend to the board in the lower right quadrant. Adhesive residue along the extreme edges, not visible in current framing. Minor light staining. Mild wear along the bottom edge. Vestiges of old adhesive on the edges of the reverse.
    Framed Dimensions 21 X 31 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    30th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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