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Female model's head and shoulders, wearing shirt and vest

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in. (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model’s large 3/4 head and shoulder: curly hairstyle is featured, model in striped shirt has collar standing up under crisp plain light vest

Text in pencil and ink: “VERTICAL K Return art as quickly as pos. Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid Lifestyle 300 l #164”


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