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Wrapped Books

Artwork:
Wrapped Books
Size:
wrapped object: 22.5 x 29.5 x 14; overall: 37.5 x 43 x 16 cm
Medium :
Paperback books wrapped in plastic and string, mounted on velvet covered panel
Creation Year:
1962
Marks
Signed and dated 'Christo 62' (on the lower horizontal turnover edge)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Giovanni Camuffo Collection, Venice; Galleria Del Leone, Venice; Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 5 December 1985, lot 408; Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 29 June 1995, lot 195
Exhibition History :
Helsinki, Art Museum of Ateneum; Ars 69; 1969, no. 27

Christie’s Amsterdam

Date:
2017-04-11
Lot Number :
9
Low Estimate :
$26,654[+60%]*
High Estimate :
$37,315[+14%]*
Hammer Price :
$42,646
Sold For :
$53,307*