item 307 - Untitled

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US NNFIT SC.187.1.307




  • 2001 (Acquisition)

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30 x 20 inches (mat), 22 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches (gray paper)

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Kenneth Paul Block was an American fashion illustrator. He worked as an in-house artist for Fairchild Publications and was featured prominently in their magazines Women's Wear Daily and W. His personal clientele included fashion retailers including Bergdorf-Goodman, Lord &Taylor, and Bonwit-Teller. His long-term life partner was fellow artist and fabric designer Morton Ribyat.

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Gift, 2001

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Figure in print ruffled sleeveless dress; B&W: charcoal and gouache

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  • English

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  • Latin

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