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Christo

Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)

Estimate:

500,000

to
- 700,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Miami

Christo

Christo

Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)

Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)

Estimate:

500,000

to
- 700,000 USD

Lot sold:

867,000

USD

Property from a Private Collection, Miami

Christo

1935 - 2020

Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida)


i. signed, titled and dated 1983 

graphite, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon, enamel, photograph and fabric sample, in two parts

i. 15 by 96 in. 38.1 by 243.8 cm. ii. 42 by 96 in. 106.8 by 243.8 cm.

framed: i. 15 ½ by 96 ½ in. 39.4 by 245.1 cm. ii. 42 ½ by 96 ½ in. 108 by 245.1 cm.

Executed in 1983.


This work is registered in the estate of Christo V. Javacheff.

This work is in very good condition overall. The collage elements appear stable and intact. There is evidence of glue residue scattered throughout the upper element. There is minor evidence of pigment transferred to the Plexiglas, scattered throughout. Encased in Plexiglas frames.


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Private Collection, Sweden (acquired directly from the artist circa 1983)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2019