Model in a strapless evening gown with sheer wrap

American
1955
Grace Sprague, For Paramount Studios, Designed for Grace Kelly (1929–1982)


Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 31.8 cm (16 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.) Framed: 56.2 x 47.3 cm (22 1/8 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.86

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Designed for Grace Kelly to wear in “To Catch a Thief”

Signed

Yes

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf