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Female model wearing Cerutti outfit: blouse, scarf, jacket and skirt

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Cerutti, Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.1866

Medium or Technique

Black marker,ink wash. white gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in blazer with quilt lapels and cuffs, collared blouse with tied scarf, long dance skirt with wide waistband

Text in pencil, marker and ink: “675”, “VERTICAL”, “BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. HINE/ + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS SOLID” “AUG. 9, 77” “CERUTTI C15203” “4944 TONIGHT INSERT” (lower left). “67%” (right

Signature at right in marker: “KPB”

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