Subject matter A photograph from a portfolio of images in which Helmut Newton depicts celebrities, designers and models in highly contrived poses and often placed in decadent scenes. In this photograph, a woman named Mercedes poses with her arms crossed and gaze to the side. Surrounded by books and photographs, she appears put-off. Mercedes looks away from the camera as her fur coat opens to reveal her nude body.
Physical Description A photograph of a glamorous woman standing in her home, wearing only a fur coat, necklaces and heels.
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