Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL two women

American
about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Dimensions

Length x width: 27.5 x 18 cm (10 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2289.8

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Two women on either side of YSL logo. Left: Woman wearing black hat, turtleneck tunic, thigh high boots, and long jacket with scarf. Right: Woman wearing white hat, black turtleneck and pants under patterned coat, square heels. Text on paper: “55” (left); “48” (right). Line border.

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