Unwrapped, Part I: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude
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Unwrapped, Part I: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

17.02.2021 15:00 UTC +02:00
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André Fall André Fall André Fall
Lot 1 André Fall
Price:  € 107 100 Sold
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 € 107 100 Sold
Barre de bois rond A 0010203012 segments assemblés en bois peint41,6 x 3,5 x 3,5 cm ; 16 5/16 x 1⅜x 1⅜in.Cette œuvre est accompagnée de son certificat original daté du 3 mai 1975.L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par la Succession de l'artiste et la Galerie Hervé Bize.
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Christo Christo Christo
Lot 2 Christo
Price:  € 302 400 Sold
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 € 302 400 Sold
Store Front, Projectsigned, titled and dated 64wood, enamel paint, charcoal, wax crayon, pencil, cardboard, fabric, Plexiglas and electric light122 x 90,5 x 11,5 cm ; 48 x 35⅝x 4½in.Executed in 1964.
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Yves Klein Yves Klein Yves Klein
Lot 3 Yves Klein
Price:  € 436 000 Sold
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 € 436 000 Sold
Monochrome bleu sans titre (IKB 19)dry pigment and synthetic resin on cartolineExecuted circa 1958.21,5 x 17,5 cm ; 8¼x 6⅞in.
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Claes Oldenburg Claes Oldenburg Claes Oldenburg
Lot 4 Claes Oldenburg
Price:  € 81 900 Sold
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 € 81 900 Sold
Bacon and Egg; Ice Cream, and Beef Steaki. signed and dedicated To Christos from Claes on the reverse ; ii. signed on the reverse painted plaster and muslin over wire mesh in 5 parts and ceramic platesi. 21 cm; 8 1/4 in. (diamètre) ; ii. 18,5 cm; 7 1/4 in. (diamètre)
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Christo Christo Christo
Lot 5 Christo
Price:  € 520 700 Sold
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 € 520 700 Sold
Packagefabric and rope mounted on board92,5 x 73,5 x 26 cm ; 36 7/16 x 28 15/16 x 10¼in.Executed in 1961.
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Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
Lot 6 Andy Warhol
Price:  € 920 000 Sold
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 € 920 000 Sold
Jackiesigned and inscribed David Bourdon Andy Warhol on the overlapsilkscreen ink on linen50,8 x 40,6 cm ; 20 x 16 in.Executed in 1964.
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Allan McCollum Allan McCollum Allan McCollum
Lot 7 Allan McCollum
Price:  € 30 240 Sold
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 € 30 240 Sold
Untitled (Surrogate Paintings)signed, titled, dated 1979 and inscribed on the reverseacrylic paint on wood and museum boardExecuted in 1979.35 x 38,5 x 4,4 cm ; 13¾x 15 3/16 x 1¾in.
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Gerrit Thomas Rietveld Gerrit Thomas Rietveld Gerrit Thomas Rietveld
Lot 8 Gerrit Thomas Rietveld
Price:  € 214 200 Sold
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 € 214 200 Sold
Hoge armchair, designed in 1919, our model of 1963wenge and paintOn the reverse of the seat a drawing by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld depicting the model, details of the construction and dedicated chair 1919. to Mr. Christo. Rietveld. Dec 196391,4 x 64,5 x 59,4 cm ; 36 x 25 ⅜ x 23 ⅜ in.
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Heinz Mack Heinz Mack Heinz Mack
Lot 10 Heinz Mack
Price:  € 35 280 Sold
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 € 35 280 Sold
Untitledsigned, dedicated pour Jeanne-Claude and dated 62 on the reverse of the panelfelt, paper and aluminum plate mounted on panelExecuted in 1962.20 x 28 cm; 7⅞x 11 in. (without panel) ; 51,5 x 32,5 x 6,5 cm ; 20¼x 12 13/16 x 2 9/16 in (with panel)
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Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana
Lot 11 Lucio Fontana
Price:  € 920 000 Sold
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 € 920 000 Sold
Concetto Spaziale, Attesasigned, titled and dedicated A Jeanne-Claude affettuosamente on the reverseunprimed canvas46 x 33 cm ; 18⅛ x 13 in.Executed in 1963.
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Joan Miró Joan Miró Joan Miró
Lot 12 Joan Miró
Price:  € 239 400 Sold
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 € 239 400 Sold
Figuresigned, numbered 2/2 and stamped with the foundry markbronzeCast in bronze in 1968 by the foundry Fundició Parellada, Barcelona in an edition of 3 examples (numbered from 0 to 2) plus a nominative cast.55 x 49,5 x 3 cm; 21⅝ x 19½ x 1⅛ in.
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Christo Christo Christo
Lot 13 Christo
Price:  € 472 300 Sold
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 € 472 300 Sold
The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Project for Paris i. signed, dated 1985, titled and inscribed; signed, dated 1985 and inscribed on the reverse ii. signed, dated 1985 and inscribed on the reversepencil, charcoal, pastel, crayon, technical data and fabric (in two parts)i. 39,2 x 166,7 cm; 15 7/6 x 65⅝in. ; ii....
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Mimmo Rotella Mimmo Rotella Mimmo Rotella
Lot 14 Mimmo Rotella
Price:  € 81 900 Sold
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 € 81 900 Sold
Tresigned; signed, dated 9.7.1963 and dedicated A Jeanne-Claude con simpatia Mimmo Roma on the reverselacerated posters mounted on canvas60 x 55 cm ; 23⅝ x 21 9/16 in.Executed in 1963.
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William N. Copley William N. Copley William N. Copley
Lot 15 William N. Copley
Price:  € 252 000 Sold
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 € 252 000 Sold
Lady Windermere’s Fansigned and dated 65acrylic on canvas89 x 117 cm ; 35⅜ x 46⅝in.Executed in 1965.
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Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
Lot 16 Andy Warhol
Price:  € 75 600 Sold
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 € 75 600 Sold
Liz (Feldman & Schellmann II.7)signed and dated 64 in ball-point pen lower rightedition of approximately 300, printed by Total Color, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New Yorkoffset lithograph printed in coloursframed 59 x 59 cm ; 23¼ x 23¼ in
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Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
Lot 17 Andy Warhol
Price:  € 47 880 Sold
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 € 47 880 Sold
Flowers (Feldman & Schellmann II.6)signed and dated 64 lower right, from the edition of approximately 300, printed by Total Color, published by Leo Castelli, New York offset lithograph printed in coloursframed58,5 x 58,5 cm; 23 x 23 in
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Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
Lot 18 Andy Warhol
Price:  € 35 280 Sold
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 € 35 280 Sold
Cow (Feldman & Schellmann II.12)signed in black ball-point pen, dated 73, numbered 136/150 verso, printed by Bill Miller's Wallpaper Studio, Inc., published by Factory Additions, New Yorkscreenprint in colours on wallpaperunframed115,5 x 75,5 cm ; 45¼ x 30½ in
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Christo Christo Christo
Lot 19 Christo
Price:  € 1 706 500 Sold
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 € 1 706 500 Sold
The Umbrellas (Joint project for Japan and USA)i. titré et inscrit ; signé, daté 1991 et inscrit au dosii. inscrit ; signé, daté 1991 et inscrit au doscrayon, fusain, crayon gras, pastel, tissu, collage de papier sur papier (en deux parties)i. 39,5 x 245 cm; 15⅝x 96½in. ; ii. 108 x 245 cm ; 42½x 96...
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Christo Christo Christo
Lot 20 Christo
Price:  € 1 222 500 Sold
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 € 1 222 500 Sold
The Umbrellas, Joint Project for Japan and USAi. titré et inscrit ; signé, daté 1991 et inscrit au dosii. inscrit ; signé, daté 1991 et inscrit au doscrayon, fusain, crayon gras, pastel, collage de papier sur papier (en deux parties)i. 39,5 x 245 cm; 15⅝x 96½in. ii. 108 x 245 cm; 42⅝x 96½in. (encadr...
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Hannah Wilke Hannah Wilke Hannah Wilke
Lot 21 Hannah Wilke
Price:  € 63 000 Sold
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 € 63 000 Sold
Needed-Erase-Hersigned and dated 1974kneaded erasers on painted board 35 x 35 cm ; 13¾x 13¾in.Executed in 1974.
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Gordon Matta-Clark Gordon Matta-Clark Gordon Matta-Clark
Lot 22 Gordon Matta-Clark
Price:  € 44 100 Sold
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 € 44 100 Sold
Variations on Christo’s Valley Curtainink and pencil on photographsExecuted in 1971.12,7 x 20,3 cm; 5 x 8 in. (each); 39 x 59,5  cm; 15⅜ x 23 7/16 in. (overall)
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Nam June Paik Nam June Paik Nam June Paik
Lot 23 Nam June Paik
Price:  € 18 900 Sold
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 € 18 900 Sold
Sonatine for Goldfishsigned and numbered 9/12 on a label to the reverseRCA television casing with aquarium37 x 48 x 41 cm ; 14 9/16 x 18⅞ x 16⅛in.Executed in 1992, this work is number 9 from an edition of 12 published by Edition Schellmann, Munich, New York.
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Mary Bauermeister Mary Bauermeister Mary Bauermeister
Lot 24 Mary Bauermeister
Price:  € 17 640 Sold
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 € 17 640 Sold
Fell Downsigned, titled, dated 1954, 1963, 1967, 1968 and inscribed; dated 1968 on the reversemixed media on panelExecuted in 1954-1968.76,5 x 20,5 x 8,5 cm ; 30⅛x 8¾ x 3 5/16 in.This work is registered in the archives of Mary Bauermeister.
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Bernar Venet Bernar Venet Bernar Venet
Lot 25 Bernar Venet
Price:  € 75 600 Sold
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 € 75 600 Sold
Relations between eo and e for nearly circular orbit signed, dated 1967 and titled on the reverseacrylic on canvas154 cm (diamètre) ; 60⅝in. (diameter)Executed in 1967.This work is registered in the Bernar Venet Archives under inventory number bv67p19.
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Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp
Lot 26 Marcel Duchamp
Price:  € 47 880 Sold
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 € 47 880 Sold
Le Grand Verre (miniature) celluloid proof coloured with stencil of a reproduction of the Grand Verre executed for the Boîte-en-Valise in the 1960sExecuted in 1938-39.32 x 20 cm; 12⅝ x 7⅞ in.
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Saul Steinberg Saul Steinberg Saul Steinberg
Lot 27 Saul Steinberg
Price:  € 30 240 Sold
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 € 30 240 Sold
Untitledi. signed, dated 1970 on the reverse ii. signed with the artist's initials and dated 1969 on the reverse iv. signed with the artist's initials and dated 69four wooden painted boards, colored ink and wax crayonExecuted in 1969-1970.i. 90,5 x 6,5 cm ; 35⅝ x 2 9/16 in. ; ii. 61 x 4 cm...
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René Bértholo René Bértholo René Bértholo
Lot 28 René Bértholo
Price:  € 11 970 Sold
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 € 11 970 Sold
Untitledsigned and dated 68oil on canvas42 x 34 cm; 16 9/16 x 13⅜in.Executed in 1968.
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Ben Vautier Ben Vautier Ben Vautier
Lot 29 Ben Vautier
Price:  € 37 800 Sold
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 € 37 800 Sold
Boite mystère ne pas ouvrirsigned and dated 62; dedicated Joyeux Noël de Ben à Christo, Noël 1962 on the reversewood, metal box, copper wire, steel wire, paint and sealing wax20,5 x 12,5 x 7 cm ; 8 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 2¾in.Executed in 1962.This work is registered with the archives of Ben under the num...
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