Requires Photography

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

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.1978

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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”

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