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Two female models in leisurewear: pajamas and shift, wearing flats

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Length x width: 43 x 34 cm (16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1909

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in leisurewear:

Left: in pajama set with contrasting piping trim has elbow length sleeve boat neckline loose tunic over wide pants

Right: in tailored straightline shift trimmed in piping, fastened in front, wide cap sleeves, skirt slit up center, belted at waist with ringed sash, worn with sandals

Text in pencil, ink and marker: “VERTICAL” left) “GEOFFREY BEENE 13135” (right)

Signature in marker at left: “KPB”

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