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Portrait of Lili Rheims, seated in tweed Chanel suit

December 4, 1964
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, 1883–1971), For House of Chanel (French, founded 1909), Client Fairchild Publications, Published by Women's Wear Daily


Height x width: (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Charcoal and white paint on gray paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Editorial illustration – society Appeared in the article entitled: “Comme it faut a Paris” (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