Sale 21BP02 | Lot 275

CHRISTO and JEANNE-CLAUDE An interesting archive of books, pamphlets and ancillary materials pertaining to Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
CHRISTO and JEANNE-CLAUDE  An interesting archive of books, pamphlets and ancillary materials pertaining to Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

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Lot 275
CHRISTO and JEANNE-CLAUDE An interesting archive of books, pamphlets and ancillary materials pertaining to Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Many volumes inscribed or signed to a friend of the artists. Includes Wrapped Trees, Fondation Beyeler and Berower Park, Riehen, Basel, Switzerland, 1997-1998. Cologne etc.: Taschen, [1998]. One of 300 hors commerce copies (and 1,000 regular), this inscribed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in pencil. Cloth in publisher's slipcase. With a sample of the wrapping material and a sleeved pigment print. About fine; Over the River. Cologne etc.: Taschen, 2008. Signed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in crayon. Boards in slipcase. About fine; [Idem]. Paris: Galerie Guy Pieters, [2010]. Softcover. Signed and dated by Christo in 2010, in crayon. About fine; Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-1995. Cologne etc.: Taschen, 1996. One of 5,000 copies, signed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Cloth in publisher's slipcase. With three laid-in images. Fine; The Umbrellas, Japan--USA, 1984-91. Cologne etc.: Taschen, [1998]. One of 500 hors commerce copies (and 2,500 regular), this inscribed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in pencil; The Mastaba. A Work in Progress. Cologne etc.: Taschen, [2012]. Inscribed by Christo. and approximately fourteen other works signed/and or inscribed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, most softcover publications. Most fine to near fine; Three Taschen diaries featuring the couple's work; a short portion of rope and one sample of cloth, likely from the early Pont Neuf project; and a quantity of brochures (a few signed), newspaper clippings about the couple's works, memorial works for the late Jeanne-Claude, etc.



Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $1,890 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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