Study of a Young Blonde on a Swing, c. 1940s

Study of a Young Blonde on a Swing, c. 1940s

By Alberto Vargas
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This lovely image of a cheerful blonde wearing a tropical themed bikini/sarong combo on a swing has the classic appearance of the 1940s Pin Up.  

Although this was not published, the high degree of completion of this piece (almost completely colored) implies that it was a work in full progress, and is likely to have been created in the later mid-1940s when Vargas' relationship with Esquire was coming to an end and he began to pursue independent publishing interests.
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Study of a Young Blonde on a Swing, c. 1940s
Study of a Young Blonde on a Swing, c. 1940s

 
 
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