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Female model in top, pants with belt, heels and earrings

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


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in. (64 x 48.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in strapless bouson top cinched above bust and tucked into narrow pants with front fly. belt of fabric fastened through large circular buckle, strappy heels and long dangle earrings

Text in pencil, marker and ink: “VERTICAL KPB Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. Line & Tone Hold bl. solid 10 1/2 47% #17232”


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