1 July 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 51,650
Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000
Christo (b. 1935)
The Wall (Project for a Wrapped Roman Wall/Porta Pinciana, delle mura aureliane - Via Vittorio Veneto and Villa Borghese)
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'The Wall/Project for a Wrapped Roman Wall/Porta Pinciana, Idelle Mura Aureliane - Via Vittorio and Villa Borghese Christo 1973' (along the lower edge)
pencil, charcoal, fabric and twine on card
22 x 28in. (56 x 71 cm.)
Executed in 1973
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 3665.
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Galerie Arditti, Paris.