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Female model in red wool Cossack coat with full skirt

July 31, 1972 (WWD) and August 11, 1972 (W)
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), For House of Saint Laurent (French, founded 1961), Client Fairchild Publications, Published by Women's Wear Daily


Height x width: (44 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 the article entitled: “St. Laurent – Ritziest of them all” (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