DescriptionAlberto Vargas (1896-1982) Original Pin-up Art (1944).
Bombs Away!, a mascot design by Vargas for World War II bombing squadrons. Notes in Vargas' hand on the verso reference the subject and period.
Watercolor and airbrush on heavy paper, matted (25 x 22), sight size approximately 19 x 15.5. Signed lower left.
Reproduced in Varga The Esquire Years, A Catalog Raisonne (Van Der Marck), page 175.
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