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Female model in belted dress

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (60 x 46 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel, and gouache on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting a female model in wide belted dress with deep v-neck collar line, wide lapels, long cuffed sleeves, belt has oversize buckle, skirt is short very full with flounce of sheer polka-dot fabric perhaps over petticoats

Written in marker along bottom: “04 #87705 Party dress DT 4/12 MVT 12 x 2
Rimini Dress”


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