Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL woman wearing flipped fedora

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: 39 x 27.5 cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2289.17

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Image pieced together using tape. Woman wearing black fedora with flip in back, coat with square pockets, black pencil skirt, heels. Text on paper: “ST. LAURENT” (left of figure); “89” (top left).

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