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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 238

    Christo (b. 1935)

    Wrapped Telephone (Project for L.M. Ericsson Model)

    Price Realised  


    Christo (b. 1935)
    Wrapped Telephone (Project for L.M. Ericsson Model)
    signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Wrapped Telephone/Project for L.M. Ericsson Model/Christo 1984' (centre)
    pencil, charcoal, fabric, twine, paper and photographic collage on card
    28 x 22in. (71 x 56cm.)
    Executed in 1984

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    To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under number 16802.

    Wrapped Telephone (Project fro L.M. Ericsson Model) is the original work and prototype from which the lithograph of the same title was exectuted in 1985 in an edition of one hundred plus thirty-five artist proofs.

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    Anon. sale, Bukowskis Stockholm, 26 October 1999, lot 365.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.