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Female model in blouse, skirt suit, heels, hat and bracelet

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in. (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a 30s look skirt suit: Tailored jacket has soft fit, belted at waist, two side pockets and narrow lapels, straight skirt falls below knee with slit up front, blouse has v-neck trimmed with ruffle, worn with heels, earrings, bangle bracelet and small brimmed straw hat

Signed in marker: “KPB”


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