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Female model in dress and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in. (43 x 34 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting the rear side view of female model in above ankle length pinafore dress with big front pockets, the open sides reveal a bare torso, skirt is slit in back to knees then buttoned to the low square back neckline, the shoulder straps and bodice sides are ruffled, worn with cork heeled sandals

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL 6 7/8 40% 65 screen comb. L 7 tone bergdorf’s 02567

Stamp “insert Thursday”


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