25 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Christo (b. 1935)
Wrapped Reichstag (Project for the Deutsche Reichstag-Berlin)
(i) signed and dated 'Christo 1978'(lower right) and titled 'WRAPPED REICHSTAG BERLIN' (along the lower edge);
(ii) further annotated (along the upper and lower edge)
(i) technical data, charcoal, pencil and wax crayon on paper laid down on board.
(ii) pastel, charcoal, pencil, fabric, string, staples and glue on card laid down on board.
(i) 11x 28in. (28 x 71.1cm.)
(ii) 22 x 28in. (58.8 x 71.1cm.)
Executed in 1978 (2)
Daniel Varenne, Geneva.
Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1983.
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