• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 195

    CHRISTO (B. 1935)

    THE UMBRELLAS (PROJECT FOR JAPAN AND WESTERN USA)

    Price Realised  

    CHRISTO (B. 1935)
    THE UMBRELLAS (PROJECT FOR JAPAN AND WESTERN USA)
    SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'THE UMBRELLAS (PROJECT FOR JAPAN AND WESTERN USA) CHRISTO 1986' (ALONG THE LOWER EDGE)
    PENCIL, CHARCOAL, WAX CRAYON, PASTEL AND FABRIC COLLAGE ON CARD
    26¼ X 30½IN. (66.7 X 77.5CM.)
    EXECUTED IN 1986


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    TO BE INCLUDED IN THE FORTHCOMING CHRISTO CATALOGUE RAISONNé BEING PREPARED BY DANIEL VARENNE, GENEVA, UNDER NUMBER 5100.

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    Provenance

    ANON. SALE, CHRISTIE'S LONDON, 12 DECEMBER 1997, LOT 224.
    ACQUIRED AT THE ABOVE SALE BY THE PRESENT OWNER.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION