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Female model (African American) in white off the shoulder evening skirt and print blouse

February 8, 1974
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), For Adolfo, Inc. (American), Client Fairchild Publications, Published by W Magazine


Height x width: (43 x 25 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor, colored crayon and black marker

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “How to look marvelous for spring” (W Magazine) (color)




The artist; gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Kenneth Paul Block, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf