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Female model in top, skirt, coat, boots

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (60 x 46 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in printed skirt and matching coat ensemble: the contrasting plain large turtleneck knit top is tied at waist with matching sash, the full skirt is boldly printed and falls to calf, a matching print coat is open down front, appears lined with fur, the large sleeves are trimmed at wrists with fur, worn with long high heel boots

Text in ink, marker and pencil: “VERTICAl SCHSH 14695 4846 315 Bergdorf’s 65 comb. line & tone hold blacks solid

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