Rendering of Mustang Design Proposal by William Shenk, 1967-1968

Summary

William B. Shenk graduated from the Art Center School in Los Angeles in 1962 and joined Ford Motor Company's design studio. Shenk's credits at Ford included exterior design for the 1970 and 1971 Ford Torino, the aero styling update to the 1987 Ford Mustang, and exterior design for the 1987 Mercury Cougar XR-7.

William B. Shenk graduated from the Art Center School in Los Angeles in 1962 and joined Ford Motor Company's design studio. Shenk's credits at Ford included exterior design for the 1970 and 1971 Ford Torino, the aero styling update to the 1987 Ford Mustang, and exterior design for the 1987 Mercury Cougar XR-7.

Artifact

Design drawing

Date Made

1967-1968

 On Exhibit

On Loan - Detroit Institute of Art

Object ID

85.1.1693.23

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of William B. Shenk.

Material

Mounting board
Paper (Fiber product)
Pastel (Material)

Technique

Drawing (Image-making)
Rendering (Drawing techniques)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Blue
Red

Dimensions

Height: 10.75 in

Width: 25.625 in

Inscriptions

front, lower corner, hand-lettered: SHENK back, hand-lettered: 67-68 MUSTANG F|RACK PROPOSAL / [illegible] - PRISMA MEDIUM

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