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Female model in jacket and pants

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in puffy striped short jacket cinched into waist, with a concealed front zipper, contrasting dark fabric for high turtleneck collar and trim over armholes, worn with straight leg pants

Text in marker and pencil: ” VERTICAL Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid 12/14/78 RIPA Fendi #17240”


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