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Female model in separate matching bodice over long skirt

American
1980s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 7/16 x 18 1/8 in. (59.5 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2085

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and black pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model wearing earrings in evening ensemble of matching separates: a thigh length fitted bodice with scoop neckline,long sleeves with ruffled cuffs embellished with fancy large ornament, the peplum split in front over a long slim skirt

Written in marker bottom left: “PO. 1/29”

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