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Female model in long skirt and top

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


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”


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