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Female model in eveing gown, shawl and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 5/8 x 16 1/8 in. (60 x 41 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2017

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in long sheer evening gown, spaghetti straps support the bodice with a low straight neckline, adorned with a fabric rose over model’s left breast, drapery appears to flow from this point, worn with matching sheer fabric long recatangular shawl and heels

Text in pencil and marker:”Bergdorf Goodman 65 scr. comb. L & tone KPB 85 VERTICAL 5214”

Stamp: ” Tonight 1 insert”

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