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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    Christo (b. 1935)

    Kunsthalle Bern-Packed (Project) for 50th Anniversary

    Price Realised  

    Christo (b. 1935)
    Kunsthalle Bern-Packed (Project) for 50th Anniversary
    signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Kunsthalle Bern-Packed (Project) for 50th Anniversary -July-Septembre 1968- Christo 1968' (along the lower edge)
    pencil, fabric, string, twine, staples, charcoal and wax crayon on paper
    22 x 28in. (55.9x 71.1cm.)
    Executed in 1968


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    To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 6500.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Galerie Daniel Varenne, Geneva.
    Art & Public, Geneva.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Biel/Bienne, Centre PasquArt, Christo and Jeanne-Claude Swiss Project 1968-98, 2004 (illustrated in colour, p. 25).