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Amanda Burden in her outfit for Truman Capote's Black and White ball

November 29, 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Cecil Beaton (English, 1904–1980), Model Amanda Burden, Client Fairchild Publications, Published by Women's Wear Daily


Height x width: (65 x 38 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker and black pen on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “The Chosen People” (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