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Female model in YSL fur coat, blouse, skirt, hose and high heeled boots

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901), Published by Vogue magazine


Dimensions

Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1889

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and black pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in mid-length fur coat worn over low-cut blouse, skirt with slit up side,hose, high heeled boots with straps over ankle and calf.

Text in marker and pencil on paper: “40% GHOST/ 28% VERTICAL/ BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. LINE + TONE/ 40% TINT”(left); “6 1/2”/ 1 VELOX + 1 VELOX FLOPPED/ OCTOBER VOGUE/ YSL/ #11996” (right).

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