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Christo (b. 1935)

The Pont Neuf Wrapped (Project for Paris)

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Christo (b. 1935)
The Pont Neuf Wrapped (Project for Paris)
(i) signed and dated 'Christo 1985' (lower left), titled 'THE PONT NEUF WRAPPED (PROJECT FOR PARIS)' and further annotated (along the lower edge)
(ii) annotated (along the upper and lower edges)
(i) wax crayon on topographical map laid down on card
(ii) pencil, fabric, thread, wax crayon, pastel and charcoal on card
(i) 11 x 28in. (27.9 x 71.1cm.)
(ii) 22 x 28in. (55.8 x 71.1cm.)
Executed in 1985
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo catalogue raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under archive no. 3091.

This work is a preparatory collage for the temporary artwork The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris, 1975-85 which was completed in September 1985 and remained for fourteen days.

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