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Cecil Beaton portrait

December 1, 1967
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Model Cecil Beaton (English, 1904–1980), Client Fairchild Publications, Published by Women's Wear Daily


Height x width: (43 x 35 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on sketchpad paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in 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