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Female model wearing sprite-like outfit and chain belt

American
1960s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: (55 x 41 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1547

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Appeared in Women’s Wear Daily.

“Block sketched this figure after having lunch with John Fairchild and noticing a stylish woman wearing a chain-link belt.”~Drawing Fashion: The Art of Kenneth Paul Block, Susan Mulcahy. This sketch appeared as the cover of this book.

(black and white and gray)

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