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    Christo (1935-2020)
    Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin), 1979
    Pencil, fabric, twine, charcoal, map, and wax crayon on board
    28 x 22 inches (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
    Signed in crayon on center right: Christo 1979
    Annotated along the upper and center edge of the sheet: High 35 M. / 86.70 Metres / 130.76 M. / West Portal 28 M. / Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin) Plat3 der Republik, Reichstag Plat3, Scheidemannser, Freidensalle, Brandenburger tor

    PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Alice M. Kaplan;
    Private Collection, New York.

    NOTE:
    This work is registered in the files of the Estate of Christo V. Javacheff.


    More information about Christo, also known as Javacheff, Christo, Javacheff, Christo Vladimirov, Javatcheff, Christo, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff.



    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic. Yellowing to the visible adhesive residue along the lower edge and to the wires in the composition on the upper half of the sheet. Scattered mild surface soiling and staining primarily to the center of the sheet. Mild light and time staining to the extreme edges of the board.
    Framed Dimensions 28.5 X 22.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    17th Wednesday
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