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Sketch from couture sketch book

Text on paper Hotel Meurice

about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

A note written on Hotel Meurice’s correspondance stock. Text on paper (from top, left to right): “HOTEL MEURICE/ 228. RUE DE RIVOLI/ PARIS - 1/ SATURDAY/ DEAR KENNETH,/ YOU’VE BEEN/ A JOY TO BE WITH IN PARIS!/ FONDLY,/ JUNE.”


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