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Female model in evening gown, drape, heels and earrings

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (60 x 46 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in strapless evening gown: dark ruched fitted bodice has long matching drape over left shoulder, the long skirt of contrasting wide polka dot fabric is draped from the left side of bodice above waist and falls sarong style,open at left leg, worn with heels and earrings

Written bottom left in marker: “Pl 10/3”


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