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Female model in blouse, jacket, skirt, heels, hat, earrings, holding gloves

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Height x width: 26 3/4 x 18 7/8 in. (68 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in highneck blouse, long sleeve softly gathered jacket fitted at waist by large button wirn with contrasting straight below knee skirt, heels, wide brimmed hat, holding gloves, wearing earrings

Text in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL” Bergdorf’s ARMANI KPB”

Tape and tape residue at left


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