He soon developed a friendship with Ziegfeld, who let the young artist call him "Ziggy", a name used only by the impresario's closest friends.
Best Match Best Match. Alberto Vargas' first job was drawing fashion illustrations mostly in watercolour and pen and ink for the Adelson Hat Company and Butterick Patterns. 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of the Ziegfeld Follies to show his work the next day to Mr Ziegfeld Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. All Pin-up Files gallery images are subject to copyright and must not be considered to be in the public domain.