Description

    CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE
    The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and USA), 1987
    Graphite, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon; map and acrylic on paper collage laid down on panel, in two parts
    Together: 65 x 57 inches (165.1 x 144.8 cm)
    Left panel: Signed, titled and dated; inscribed with installation instructions and numbered 4A on the reverse
    Right panel: Signed and dated and inscribed with installation instructions and numbered 4B on the reverse


    Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

    PROVENANCE:
    Satani Gallery, Tokyo;
    Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 2007, lot 520

    EXHIBITED:
    Satani Gallery, Tokyo, "Christo the Umbrellas: Joint Project for Japan and the U.S.A.," January-February 1988, cat. no. 6, p. 53, illus.




    Condition Report*:

    Small cracks in plexi glass; paper lightly undulates, faint areas of adhesive residue and unobtrusive handling marks due to the artist's working method. There is a soft ripple to the sheet. Not examined out of the plexiglas encasing.

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