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Woman in a suit and large hat

American
early 1960s
Richard Ely (American, 1928–2009), Illustrating design by Pierre Balmain (French, 1914–1982)


Dimensions

Image: 58 x 35 cm (22 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.) Framed: 65.1 x 47.3 cm (25 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2

Medium or Technique

Conté on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Pierre Balmain suit

Signed

Yes

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf