Vargas Girls

‘Vargas Girls’ - a collection of beautiful paintings by American/Peruvian artist Alberto Vargas (1896–1982) in a deck of cards, published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri, 1953. See the information card

Vargas was popular with soldiers in World War 2 but he achieved his greatest success after working for Playboy in the 1960s and 70s.

‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953
‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953 ‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953 ‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953 ‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953

Above: ‘Vargas Girls’ playing cards published by Creative Playing Card Co Missouri (Brown & Bigelow), 1953. 52 cards + joker + info card in box. Decks also appeared with different titles, such as ‘Vargas Vanities’ in different boxes.


Further References

Wikipedia: Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez

Artnet: Alberto Vargas (American/Peruvian, 1896–1982)

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