14 May 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 86,500
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
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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Elizabeth Weiner Gallery Inc., New York
Acquired from the above by the previous owner, 1979
By descent to the present owner
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