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Female model in dress, picture hat and strapped flats

American
1980s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 5/8 x 17 15/16 in. (60 x 45.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2100

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and black pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting a female model in garden party ensemble: picture hat, and lightweight sleeveless low neckline dress (or bodice) with empire waist and Fortuny style pleats over a skirt with wide spaced bands and hem of ruffles, and ballet style flats with wide ribbon straps

Written in ink at bottom left: *UB 2/19”

Provenance

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