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Female model in YSL fur coat, blouse, skirt, hose and high heeled boots

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in mid-length fur coat worn over low-cut blouse, skirt with slit up side,hose, high heeled boots with straps over ankle and calf.

Text in marker and pencil on paper: “40% GHOST/ 28% VERTICAL/ BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. LINE + TONE/ 40% TINT”(left); “6 1/2”/ 1 VELOX + 1 VELOX FLOPPED/ OCTOBER VOGUE/ YSL/ #11996” (right).


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