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Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL one dress, one asian inspired coat

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

Accession Number

2009.2289.16

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper with tape resin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Two women. Left: form-fitting black long sleeved dress to mid-calf. Right: asian-inspired coat with all-over pattern, four closures down the front, heels. Text on paper: “49 St. Laurent” (right of figure).

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