21 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 25,000
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Christo (b. 1935)
Over the River (Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado)
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Over the River (Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado) Fremont and Chaffee Counties Christo 2001' (along the upper edge)
pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, photograph by Wolfgang Volz, topographical map and tape on brown cardboard
11 x 14in. (27.9 x 35.6cm.)
Executed in 2001
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 10.008.
This work is a preparatory collage for the temporary art work Over the River (Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado) yet to be realised.
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Guy Pieters Galley, Knokke.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.