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Female model in dress and sandals

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by Vogue magazine


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (60 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 softly draped polka dot dress, cape style bodice has boat neckline, skirt is wrapped to left sidend closes in front by belt tied in bow at waist, bodice and skirt edges are trimmed by matching band of ruffles, worn with sandals

Text in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL Bergdorf’s Galanos #15933 Vogue April-78

Stamp bottom right

Tape residue


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