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

American
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


Dimensions

Height x width: (65 x 38 cm)

Accession Number

2009.363

Medium or Technique

Black marker and black pen on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “The Chosen People” (Women’s Wear Daily) (black and white)

Provenance

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