• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967)

    The Earthquake Series

    Price Realised  


    Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967)
    The Earthquake Series
    sixteen elements--colour coupler print mounted in artist's frame
    each: 9½ x 14 1/8in. (24.1 x 36.1cm.)
    overall: 48¼ x 68in. (122.6 x 172.7cm.)
    Executed in 2000, this work is number one from an edition of six

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    Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Olafur Eliasson: Photographs, exh. cat., Houston, The Menil Collection, 2004 (another from the edition illustrated).