Vargas, Alberto, 1896-1982Alternative names
Illustrator; Los Angeles, Calif.
Born in Peru and studied in Switzerland. Vargas moved to New York City in 1916, but did not reach prominence until he moved to Southern California in 1936, where he was employed to draw portraits for the major Hollywood studios. He later worked for ESQUIRE MAGAZINE and from the 1950s to the 1970s was a featured illustrator for PLAYBOY.
From the description of Alberto Vargas papers, 1914-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609052
- Hispanic American artists
- California--Los Angeles (as recorded)