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Female model in Geoffrey Beene dress and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004), Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1859

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in wearing polka dot dress or matching separates:loose-fitting peasant top gathered at neck, cuffs, and waist, full skirtis patterned with horizontal stripes along bottom half; heels with strap around ankle.

Text on left in pencil and ink: “VERTICAL”“CCOOMLE, R.CURT, BEENE #15893”

Text at bottom right; “BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMLE. HEINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID”

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