12 February 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION
CHRISTO (B. 1935)
THE UMBRELLAS (PROJECT FOR JAPAN AND WEST USA)
SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'THE UMBRELLAS (PROJECT FOR JAPAN AND WEST USA) CHRISTO 1986' (ALONG THE LOWER EDGE)
PENCIL, CHARCOAL, WAX CRAYON, PASTEL AND FABRIC COLLAGE ON CARD
26¼ X 31½IN. (66.7 X 77.5CM.)
EXECUTED IN 1986
ANON. SALE, CHRISTIE'S LONDON, 12 DECEMBER 1997, LOT 225.
ACQUIRED AT THE ABOVE SALE BY THE PRESENT OWNER.
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