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Female model in black gown for cover of novel by James Brady

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Made for James Brady, For Little Brown & Co.


Height x width: (58 x 41 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker and watercolor

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared on the cover of the book entitled “Fashion Show, or the Adventures of Bingo Marsh” (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