24 June 2005
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWEDISH COLLECTION
Christo (b. 1935)
Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin)
(i) signed and dated 'Christo 1979' (lower right); titled 'Wrapped Reichstag/Project for Berlin' (lower left) and further annotated (along the lower edge)
(ii) annotated (along the upper and lower edges)
(i) pencil, wax crayons and technical data collage on paper mounted on board
(ii) pencil and wax crayons on paper mounted on board
(i) 15 x 96in. (38.2 x 244cm.)
(ii) 42 x 96in. (106.5 x 244cm.)
Executed in 1979
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo catalogue raisonné being prepared by Daniel Varenne, Geneva, under archive number 1120.
This work is a preparatory collage for the temporary artwork Wrapped Reichstag which was completed in June 1995 and lasted fourteen days.
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