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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 247

    Christo (b. 1935)

    Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin)

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    Christo (b. 1935)
    Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin)
    signed, titled and dated 'WRAPPED REICHSTAG (Project for DER DEUTSCHE REICHSTAG-BERLIN) PLATZ DER REPUBLIK, REICHSTAG PLATZ, FRIEDENS ALLEE Christo 1978' (lower center)
    collage 1978: graphite, fabric, twine, photograph by Wolfgag Volz, map, staples, wax crayon, and tape on board
    28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1978.


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    Provenance

    Elizabeth Weiner Gallery Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner, 1979
    By descent to the present owner