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Two female models in skirt suits, blouses and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 25 x 18 7/8 in. (63.5 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in skirt suits:

Left model in tailored straight hip length jacket, doublebreasted, v-neck with narrow lapels and slit breast pocket, long slleves are trimmed with buttons at wrist, the straight silouette skirt is pleated down left side, a buttoned white blouse has small opened collar, worn with open-toe heels

Right model in tailored close fitting hip length v-neck jacket has padded shoulders, fitted at waist with big single button, welt trim on narrow lapels and side slit pockets, long narrow sleeves are trimmed with two buttons at cuffs, straight skirt falls below knee and is open at bottom, the right side of skirt wrapped across the left side, the v-neck white blouse is finished with a large tied narrow bow , worn with strappy heels, model holds gloves

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL KPB IVELOK 65 line screen Gamut # 179516 13”


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