Requires Photography

Female model in top and pants

American
1977
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. (43.5 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2010

Medium or Technique

Black marker,white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in blousy Pierrot style hip length tunic tied at waist, made of a wide scale print, two-layer flounce collar has pinked edge, long full sleeves are gathered at wrist and end in a ruffle, hem is trimmed with ric-rac, tunic is worn over slim pants

Text in pencil and marker: “Luxury Omnibus 11/27/77 Pinky & Diane a Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone hold blacks solid 47% “

Label with more info taped to bottom of page

Model’s right hand was revised, drawn on a paper patch glued to original

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