Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Givenchy with star belt

about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Height x width: 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (35 x 27 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Woman with low bun, turtleneck long sleeved dress with texture down center front, belted at waist with star ensignia as buckle. Shoes: wears slender heels with pointed toe and crossed straps over foot and ankle. Text: “GIVENCHY 1012” (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