Requires Photography

Two female models in coats, left model in boots, right model in hose and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/16 x 14 15/16 in. (51 x 38 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2004

Medium or Technique

Black marker, inkwash, graphite on paper mounted to board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in below knee winter dress coats:
Left model in cloth swing coat with wide collar and lapels of fur, wide sleeves feature a wide band buttoned over sleeve above wrists, worn with long high-heel boots

Right model in slim fitting fur coat with big high collar and wide sleeves, worn with hose and strap heels

Text in ink, pencil and marker: ” KPB Partos 10/5 65 screen “A” 2 prints Bergdorf’s 18 1/8 106 epok”

tape mounts original to board, notation on yellow tape

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