Artist: Alberto Vargas
Dates: 9 February 1896 – 30 December 1982
Title of Piece: Marilyn
Brief Biography: Vargas was one of the most famous pin-up artists and his work still sells for thousands of dollars. During WW2 he became famous for the Vargas Girls as featured in Esquire magazine, adaptions of which became the nose-art for many WW2 aircraft.