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Three female models wearing Geoffrey Beene ensembles

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting three female models:
Left model: turtleneck, knit wrap, knit floor length skirt with side pocket.
Center model: cowl neck sweater, super wide legged pants
Right model: strapless knit dress with bow across bust, fur trim along bottom.

Text along bottom in marker and pencil: “BERGDORFS/ BEENE” “65 SCREEN/ “A”/ 16 3/4” = 17 1/4”/ 103/ 17 1/4” “


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