CHRISTO (1935-2020)
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CHRISTO (1935-2020)

Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)

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CHRISTO (1935-2020)
Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)
(i) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Surrounded Islands (Project For Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida) Venetian Causeway, J. Tuttle Causeway, 79th STREET Causeway and Broad Causeway; Christo 1981' (lower edge)
pastel, crayon, graphite, charcoal, enamel paint and aerial photograph on paper, in Plexiglas box, in two parts
(i) 15 1⁄2 x 96 1⁄2 x 2in. (39.5 x 245 x 5cm.)
(ii) 42 1⁄2 x 96 1⁄2 x 2in. (108 x 245 x 5cm.)
overall: 58 1⁄8 x 96 1⁄2 x 2in. (147.5 x 245 x 5cm.)
Executed in 1981
Provenance
Obelisk Gallery, Boston (acquired directly from the artist in 1981).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 15 November 1995, lot 56.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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