Requires Photography

Female model in long skirt and top

American
1978
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 19 1/8 in. (61 x 48.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1996

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a long full skirt and peasant inspired printed top, off-should er neckline is edged with a small ruffle and has wide ruffled flounce, long full sleeves are gathered at wrist, matching print long sash is tied at waist

Text in pencuil and marker: “VERTICAL wonderful Lovely! Very Good KPB Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid Andre Long Sun. 2/2/78 IMPORT”

Stamp: “2nd book Sun. Main”

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