Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Three portraits of females with short hair

mid 20th–20th century
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Length x width: 43 x 33 cm (16 15/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Left: back view of woman with blonde hair, wearing draped rope with tassles tied at her back. Center: profile view of woman with short dark hair wearing necklace with tassle hanging down back. Right: profile view of woman also wearing rope with tassles around her neck.


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