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Female model in belted robe and sandals

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by W Magazine, For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/16 x 15 9/16 in. (64 x 39.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1976

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in monk style long cowl-neck robe with long flared sleves, full soft folds are gathered into waist by a thick tassled cord, worn with sandals

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL 6 37 1/2 For “W” Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb line & tone hold black solid 8-24 “

Paper torn from larger piece, deckled right edge has fragment of writing at bottom

Provenance

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