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Female model in fur coat, long gown and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by New Yorker Magazine


Height x width: 16 15/16 x 13 3/4 in. (43 x 35 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a long hooded fur coat of vertical pelts, it appears slit up sides to thigh revealing a sheer long gown underneath, worn with heels

Text in marker and ink”:”KPB 1/4” 47/110sc shoot for solids VERTICAL Fur New Yorker 7 x 10 3/16 12/1 12091 443v”

Format is two pieces of paper glued at bottom; glued has seeped through and stained surface


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