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Female model in eveing gown, shawl and heels

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


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”


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