17 May 2007
Property from the Estate of Horace H. Solomon
Christo (b. 1935)
Two Barrels: Wrapped and Unwrapped
wrapped barrel: fabric, lacquer paint and steel wire on steel oil barrel
unwrapped: steel oil barrel
wrapped barrel: 24½ x 14½ x 14½ in. (62.2 x 36.8 x 36.8 cm.) unwrapped barrel: 25¾ x 14½ x 14½ in. (65.4 x 36.8 x 36.8 cm.) overall: 50¼ x 14½ x 14½ in. (127.6 x 36.8 x 36.8 cm.)
Executed in 1958.
Acquired from the artist by the later owner
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Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works, 1958-69, September-December 2001, no. 23 (illustrated in color).
Please note that this work was executed in 1958.
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