Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL jacket with paillettes

American
about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.3844.98

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman wearing pink and purple skull cap, jacket with buttons center front, no collar, paillettes; wide legged trousers with stripe down side. Text on paper: “YSL #2” (top left), “PINK AND PURPLE,” “ALL OUTLINED IN PAILLETTES,” “SHOCKING ON BLACK” (right).

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