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    Christo and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009)
    The Umbrellas, Joint Project for Japan & USA, diptych, 1989
    Enamel paint, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, pastel, pencil and map on paper on board
    30-1/2 x 26-1/4 inches (77.5 x 66.7 cm) and 30-1/2 x 12 inches (77.5 x 30.5 cm)
    Signed, titled, dated, and annotated: The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan & USA) / Christo, 1989 / Ibaraki Prefecture, Satokawa River, Satomibashi / Height 6.00 Meters (19'8"), diameter 8.66 meters, (28'5") side to side, 8.00 meters (26'3") / 4.41 meters / Side wide 3.31 m (10'10'12") / Metal Pole Diameter 22 cm (8 5/8") supported by special sleeve
    Signed, dated, and annotated on verso of each: One work in two items: These 2 items are one work, they must not be separated and must hung according to this layout. / Christo 1989

    Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, California;
    Private California collection.

    Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford, California.

    This work is registered in Christo and Jeanne-Claude archives.

    More information about Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

    Condition Report*: Each framed under acrylic; mild adhesive staining to the left right edge of the map and the folds of the umbrellas; cracking and obtrusive rubbing to the blue edges of each work.
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