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Female model in sable vest, blouse and pants

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by The New York Times


Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in sable vest with 3/4 sleeve blouse, pants.

Texton left in pencil, ink and marker: “VERTICAL/ PLEASE MAKE SURE SIZES ARE COIR/ 5 15/ 2 PRINTS OF EACH/ + 5 3/8” (left); “TIMES 9/17/78/ SYLBERT/ SABLE VEST/ #17164

Text bottom right in ink:BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMBO. HINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS SOLID/ 36+/ 33”


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