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Portrait of Aldo Cipullo

American
late 20th century
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Model Aldo Cipullo (about 1936–1984)


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 13/16 x 18 7/8 in. (63 x 48 cm)

Accession Number

2009.3983

Medium or Technique

Black chalk on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Portrait of designer Aldo Cipullo, with large black swath of chalk behind. Written in blue pencil in lower left corner: “ALDO CIPULLO”

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