Requires Photography

Sketch from coutour sketch book

Givenchy two women wearing black hats and coats

about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Length x width: 35 x 27.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Two women. Left: black hat, turtleneck, patterned coat tied with bow at waist, gloves, square heels. Right: black hat, coat belted at waist, gloves, heels. Text on paper: “GIVENCHY 538” (left of figure); “538” (top left).


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