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Female model in coat, ascot, hat, boots, holding umbrella

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 17 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. (43.5 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite, black pastel and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in classic calf-lenth trench coat tied at waist with sash, featuring large collar, two large buttons at bust over pointed flaps suggest a port-manteau, sleeves have wide pointed cuffs with a single button, dark polka dot ascot at neck dark skull cap, long high heel boots, model holds umbrella

Text in marker and pencil:”Coat Story 3/5/76 VERTICAL”


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