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Female model with perfume bottle

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


Dimensions

Length x width: 43.2 x 33 cm (17 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1899

Medium or Technique

Black marker, graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in short hair, fur, and perfume bottle.

Text on left in bpencil, ink and marker: “VERTICAL/ 36+/ RET. ART/ #15886/ 5 5/16”

Text at bottom right in ink and marker: “AUTI DROFOUD/ BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. HINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID/ DAHLIA/ 12/9 TIMES” (right).

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