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Three female models in winter coats

May 17, 1974
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), For Bill Blass, Inc. (American, founded 1970), Illustrating design by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004), Illustrating design by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), For Adolfo, Inc. (American), Client Fairchild Publications


Height x width: (48 x 37 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor and black marker on paper taped to cardboard

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “The Return of the Real Coat” (W Magazine) (color)




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