Vargas was painting in a store window in May when he was asked by a representative of the Ziegfeld Follies to show his work the next day to Mr Ziegfeld Born 9 February in Peru, Alberto Vargas was the son of a renowned photographer, Max Vargas, who had taught him how to use an airbrush by the time he was thirteen.
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