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Female model in gown and earrings

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (25 x 30 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1930

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a long gown; the sling bodice is gathered at top to a ribbon tied around left shoulder, it then drapes across torso in thin folds to right side of narrow waistband from which the narrow skirt falls in folds to floor; model wears large teardrop earrings

Text in marker, pencil and ink: ” VERTICAL Halston #17176 Bergdorf’s KPB”

Tape residue and taped large tear at right

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