2 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 34,100
GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Christo (b. 1935)
Store Front (Project)
signed, titled and dated 'STORE FRONT (PROJECT) 1965 Christo' (along the lower edge)
wood, acetate, fabric, cardboard, enamel, charcoal and pencil on wooden board
20 5/8 x 16¼ x ¾in. (52.4 x 41.3 x 1.9cm.)
Executed in 1965
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo catalogue raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under archive no. 12866.
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