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Sketch from couture sketch book

Givenchy with star belt

American
about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.3844.110

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman with low bun, turtleneck long sleeved dress with texture down center front, belted at waist with star ensignia as buckle. Shoes: wears slender heels with pointed toe and crossed straps over foot and ankle. Text: “GIVENCHY 1012” (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