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Three female models in sports separates and heels: Left model in hat, scarf, coat and pant; middle model in scarf and coat; right model in sweater, jacket and skirt

American
1975
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 7/8 x 14 15/16 in. (50.5 x 38 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1970

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel, white-out on paper mounted on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting three female models i sports eparates:

Left: Model in midi swing coat tied with long narrow sash, with large stand up lapels, pants with wide legs , heels, scarf and fedora style hat

Middle: Model in thinner weight swing coated tied with sash, heels and scarf

Right: Model in top with very high turtleneck, striped slim collarless jacket open but buttoned at neck, solid poodle style skirt, strapped heels

Text in pencil and marker: “Bergdorf’s 65 screen 1 print “A” tricktimer 9/18/75 93+ 12 5/8=11 7/8”

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