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Sketch from couture sketch book

Givenchy Two Women

about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Length x width: 35 x 27.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Two women with hands in pockets. Left: Woman wearing black hat, long belted black and white dress coat. Right: Woman wearing black hat and turtleneck with spotted vest and trousers. Text on page: “456” (right corner); “Givenchy 456” (left of figure).


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