1 July 2015
Christo (b. 1935)
The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and USA)
signed and dated 'Christo 1989' (lower edge of right panel); titled 'The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and USA)' (upper edge of right panel)
left panel: coloured crayons and fabric on board
right panel: map, acrylic and coloured crayons on board
left panel: 30½ x 26¼in. (77.5 x 66.7cm.)
right panel: 30½ x 12in. (77.5 x 30.2cm.)
Executed in 1989
Claes Distner Gallery, Karlshamn.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 5 May 1993, lot 298.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue Raisonné of the artist's work being prepared by Daniel Varenne, under no. 5020.
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