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Group of 2,106 fashion illustrations and archival material
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)
Medium or Technique
Marker on paper; gouache on paper; watercolor on paper; pencil; ink
Not On View
Group of 2,106 fashion illustrations, sketches, studies, and paintings by Kenneth Paul Block, comprising The Kenneth Paul Block Archive. Includes two couture sketchbooks, many illustrations from Yves Saint Laurent, Halston, Courreges, Dior, and others. The archival material comprises tearsheets and other ephemera from throughout Block’s career, including pages from Women’s Wear Daily and W magazine.
The artist; gift of the artist to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)
Gift of Kenneth Paul Block, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf