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Female model in top and shorts

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


Height x width: 25 x 18 7/8 in. (63.5 x 48 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 sport separates: loose fit broad horizontal stripe knit top with hood, low open v-neck is fastened with two ties hem is tied tight at hip with a bow, worn with striped shorts with sharp pleat and cuffs

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL 3303 Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line 7 tone Hold blacks solid Bharmon VITERBO C14619”

Stamp: “Tonight insert”


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