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Female model in shirt and pants suit, heels and earrings

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


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 female model in dark v-neck shirt with thin pointy lapels, tworn under pants suit of shiny fabric: slim straight hip-length jacket has thin lapels, single left breast pocket, two hip pockets with flaps. two double-breasted buttons–one fastens jacket, worn over matching narrow pants, strappy heels and earrings

Text inpencil and marker: “VERTICAL HFehter 17930 3-8-79 Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid 6 3/8”


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