Requires Photography

Female model in top and pants

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


Height x width: 17 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. (43.5 x 34 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker,white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in blousy Pierrot style hip length tunic tied at waist, made of a wide scale print, two-layer flounce collar has pinked edge, long full sleeves are gathered at wrist and end in a ruffle, hem is trimmed with ric-rac, tunic is worn over slim pants

Text in pencil and marker: “Luxury Omnibus 11/27/77 Pinky & Diane a Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone hold blacks solid 47% “

Label with more info taped to bottom of page

Model’s right hand was revised, drawn on a paper patch glued to original


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