Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Woman wearing dots in pod

American
about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by André Courrèges (French, born in 1923)


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (35 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2289.2

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration of woman sitting inside a transparent sphere wearing a spotted hat and tank top with scarf around neck. She is looking at a paper like object in her hands. Transparent sphere sits atop a somewhat curvilinear surface on wheels. Text below image on the left side reads: “(NUMBER SOON)” and on the right side: “COURREGES.” Text in lower right corner reads: “NUMBER SOON.”

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