Requires Photography

Female model YSL dress and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), 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

2009.1878

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 long YSL peasant dress in large butterfly print, drawstring gathered boat neckline, puffy sleeves, deep ruffle at hem, strappy heels

Text in pencil and ink  “ST LAURENT #15865” (bottom left), “VERTICAL” (left), “FABULOUS” (bottom 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