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Female model in top and skirt

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 9/16 x 16 1/8 in. (65 x 41 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2030

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite, white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in romantic evening ensemble: peasant style blouse has low scoop neck finished with wide ruffle, full elbow length sleeves also finished in ruffle, tassels on cord embellish neckline and ends of sleeves, tucked into floral print full skirt, volumes suggest a crinoline, skirt is finished at hem with deep ruffles with scalloped hem

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL KPB #15904”

Section on right side of paper was cut off

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