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Female model in evening gown and matching opera coat, hose, heels and gloves

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by The New York Times


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white out black and grey pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in strapless evening gown, fitted bodice has low decollete, long narrow skirt pen up left leg, matching full long opera coat, hose, heels long gloves and earrings

Written bottom right in marker: ” A.J. Beris (?) Evening DT #092 8032 9/20 NYT 13x21 SUB 8/2”


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