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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 215

    Christo (b. 1935)

    The Pont Neuf Wrapped (Project For Paris)

    Price Realised  

    Christo (b. 1935)
    The Pont Neuf Wrapped (Project For Paris)
    signed, titled and dated 'Christo 1985 The Pont Neuf Wrapped (Project For Paris)' (along the lower edge of the top panel)
    pencil, fabric, thread, pastel, charcoal, wax crayon, staples, printed 17th century architectural drawings and fabric sample
    (i) 11 x 28in. (27.9 x 71.8cm.)
    (ii) 22 x 28in. (55.9 x 71.8cm.)
    Executed in 1985


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    To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 3046.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    New York, Rosa Esman Gallery, Collectors' Choice, December 1985-January 1986.