He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. Numerous Vargas paintings have sold and continue to sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
pin Vintage girls nude up vargas
Archived from the original on 9 July His paintings regularly sell for many thousands of pounds and have been printed millions of times. He struggled financially until when Playboy magazine began to use his work. Views Read Edit View history.
While he was in Europe he came upon the French magazine La Vie Parisienne , with a cover by Raphael Kirchner , which he said was a great influence on his work. Virtual Museum in Spanish. After Esquire had a debacle with "The US Post Office", over its second-class mailing permit - which was central to it's business model, the art of Vargas was dropped.