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Gloria Vanderbilt seated in chair, in a John Kloss black crepe shirtwaist dress with hat by Adolfo

October 13, 1967
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by John Kloss (American, 1937–1987 (active 1957–1979)), For Adolfo, Inc. (American), Model Gloria Vanderbilt (American, born in 1924), Client Fairchild Publications, Published by Women's Wear Daily


Height x width: (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Charcoal on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “The New Gloria” (Women’s Wear Daily) (black and white)


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