1 July 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 79,250
Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000
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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