DescriptionAlberto Vargas (1896-1982) Original Pin-up Sketch (1950).
Rare sketch for the "7 of clubs," part of the Vargas Girl playing card series he created in 1950. An article published in Figure Photography (Vol. Nine), shows Vargas working on the rough drawings -- this exact sketch is pictured.
Graphite on paper, image approximately 6 x 4. Initialed lower right.
An ink notation (PI x 6 id) made on the verso, is visible in the same area where the signature appears.
A photo of the final version of the playing card and a photocopy of a portion of the article are included.
keywords: illustrator, illustration, Playboy artist, Esquire artist, Varga, Vargas Girl
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