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    Alberto Vargas (1896-1983) Original Preliminary Sketch (1940-1950).
    In the 1940s, Alberto Vargas began working on a series of nude paintings that were not to be sold in his lifetime. The "Legacy Nudes," as they came to be known, were Vargas' bequest to his wife, Anna Mae. This large nude sketch is a preliminary drawing by Vargas for one of his legacy paintings and one of only a few such sketches known to exist.
    Graphite on paper (the model's lips are colored pencil), matted (28 x 40), sight size approximately 22 x 34. Not signed.

    keywords: Vargas Girl, Playboy contributor, gga, glamour, beauty, pin-up


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    February, 2004
    6th-8th Friday-Sunday
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