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The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA)

Artwork:
The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA)
Size:
66.7 x 77.5 cm
Medium :
Graphite, gouache, colour wax crayon and fabric collage on cardboard mounted on wooden stretcher framed under Plexiglas
Creation Year:
1986
Marks
Signed and dated 'Christo 1986' (lower right); titled and inscribed 'The Umbrellas (Project For Japan and Western USA) 3000 umbrellas height 18 feet diameter 24 feet' (along the lower edge)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Private Collection, Switzerland; Anon. sale, Christie's London, 12 December 1997, lot 225; Private Collection, Belgium; Anonsale, Christie's London, 12 February 2010, lot 196; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-09-29
Lot Number :
127
Low Estimate :
$51,945[-5%]*
High Estimate :
$77,917[-37%]*
Hammer Price :
$49,348
Sold For :
$61,685*