• Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2833

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 190

    Christo (b. 1935)

    Wrapped bridge Project for Sydney harbour bridge

    Price Realised  

    Christo (b. 1935)
    Wrapped bridge Project for Sydney harbour bridge
    signed and dated 'Christo 1969' (lower right)
    pencil, polyethylene, twine, photographs, wax crayon, charcoal, enamel paint, hand-drawn map on tracing paper and tape
    71 x 56 cm.


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    To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 16'900.

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    Provenance

    Chandler Coventry Collection, Sydney.


    Saleroom Notice

    The present lot will be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 16'900.