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Female model in evening gown and earrings

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 17 15/16 in. (60 x 45.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in an evening gown: wide full skirt , contrasting fitted decorative bodice has long v-shape waistline, boat neck and off shoulder tight sleeves ending above wrist, and wearing earrings

Written in marker side and bottom left: ” Scassi SUB 10/30 #80112 X (w) Blass/Scassi 12 x 21 11/15


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