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Five shoes with hosiery

July 11–18, 1988
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Miuccia Prada (Italian, born in 1949), For House of Prada (Italian, founded 1913), Illustrating design by Mario Valentino (Italian, 1927-1991), Illustrating design by Bally, Illustrating design by Ralph Lauren (American, born in 1939)


Height x width: (60 x 43 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Colored pencil and black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “Shoe Polish” (W Magazine) (color)


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