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Berliner Sparkasse Collection

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Christo

Gabrovo 1935 – 2020 New York

”Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin)”. 1994

2-part: collage on paper and coloured chalk on paper, each firmly mounted on panel and in original plexiglass frame. 38 × 165 cm and 106,6 × 165 cm. (15 × 65 in. and 42 × 65 in.) The upper part signed and dated lower left: Christo 1994. The lower part inscribed at the top: HEIGTH [sic] 42.5 m (WEST PORTAL 39.00 m) / 35.6 metres / (SOUTH PORTAL 20.00 METERS) 96,000 METRES TOWER WITH [illegible]. Titled at the bottom and inscribed: WRAPPED REICHSTAG (PROJECT FOR BERLIN) PLATZ the REPUBLIK REICHSTAGPLATZ 3, SCHEIDEMANNSTR., SPREE Brandenburg Gate, Paris PLATZ. Both parts signed and dated in pencil on the reverse: © Christo 1994.  [3015]

ProvenanceBerliner Sparkasse Collection (acquired 1994 acquired directly from the artist)

EUR 300.000 – 400.000
USD 349,000 – 465,000

„Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin)“

Auction 339Thursday, 2 December 2021
03:00 PM

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We would like to thank Matthias Koddenberg, Studio Christo and Jeanne-Claude, New York, for kindly providing additional information.

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