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Two female models: left model in sweater top,skirt, hose, heeled boots; right model in long tunic, pants, heele ankle boots

American
1978
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Anne Klein (American, 1923–1974), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in. (64 x 48.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1954

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in casual separates

Left: Model in scoop neck long sleeve soft bloused sweater tucked into contrasting wrap-around skirt tied in front, narrow waistband, welting trims edge of skirt which is cut away to reveal lower legs, midtone hose and above ankle high heel boots

Right: Model in long blousy tunic, slit up sides, resembles man’s French peasant shirt, full sleeves are rolled up forearm, small stand up collar and open long buttoned neckline; worn over narrow striped pants tapered at ankle and heeled ankle boots

Text in pencil and markwer: “KPB VERTICAL Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid Anne klein #!^826 7/9/78 2100 lines 70% !6”“

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