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Big Campbell's Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable) by ANDY WARHOL
ANDY WARHOL

(AMERICAN, 1928 - 1987)

Big Campbell's Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable)

1962


PRICE SOLD
ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE

LOT #58 B

MAY 17, 2017

Christie's, New York

Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale (Sale 14187)


Big Campbell's Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable) Regular price: $179.99 $ 27,500,000 USD Premium27,500,000 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

casein and graphite on linen

Measurements:

72.05 in. (183.00 cm.) (height) by 51.97 in. (132.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'ANDY WARHOL 62' (on the stretcher); signed again and dated again 'ANDY WARHOL 62' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, American Painting and Sculpture from Connecticut Collections, July-September 1962. Washington, D.C., Gallery of Modern Art, 20th Century Paintings and Sculpture from Connecticut Collectors, September-October 1965. New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Colossal Scale, March-April, 1972, n.p., no. 34A. Katonah Gallery, American Painting, 1900-1976, July-September 1976, n.p., no. 92 (illustrated). Stamford Museum and Nature Center, The Eye of the Collector, April-May 1978. London, Mayor Gallery, American Paintings with Chinese Furniture, May-June 1987. New York, Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Chicago; London, Hayward Gallery; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; Venice, Palazzo Grassi and Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Andy Warhol: A Retrospective, February 1989-August 1990, p. 191, no. 173 (illustrated in color). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art and Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 266-268 and 301, no. 72 (illustrated in color and on the back cover).

Literature:

"The Slice-of-Cake School," Time, vol. 79, no. 19, 11 May 1962, p. 52 (studio view illustrated). J. Coplans, Andy Warhol, New York, 1970, p. 58 (illustrated). R. Crone, Andy Warhol, New York, 1970, n.p., no. 450 (illustrated). Andy Warhol, exh. cat., London, Tate Gallery, 1971, pp. 14 and 97, fig. 3 (illustrated). Realität-Realismus-Realität, exh. cat., Wuppertal, Von der Heydt-Museum, 1972, pp. 74-75 (illustrated). The Spirit of Modernism: The Tremaine Collection: Twentieth Century Masters, exh. cat., Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1984, p. 187 (illustrated). D. Bourdon, Warhol, New York, 1989, p. 96, no. 92 (illustrated in color). L. Romain, Andy Warhol, Munich, 1993, pp. 84 and 189, no. 58 (illustrated in color). M. Yonekura, Great Contemporary Masters Vol. 12 Andy Warhol, Tokyo, 1993, no. 14 (illustrated in color). B. Baykam, Monkeys' Right to Paint and the Post-Duchamp Crisis, Istanbul, 1994, p. 244 (illustrated). Amerika Europa: Sammlung Sonnabend, exh. cat., Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, 1996, p. 31, fig. 12 (illustrated). G. Frei and N. Printz, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings and Sculptures, 1961-1963, vol. 1, New York, 2004, pp. 86, 102-103, 110 and 112-113, no. 086, fig. 87 (illustrated in color and studio view illustrated). R. Aidin, "A Wall for Every Work, Interview with Barney Ebsworth," Apollo, October 2008, p. 11 (illustrated in color and on the cover).

Provenance:

Stable Gallery, New York Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine, Meriden, 1962 Ted Ashley, New York His sale; Christie's, New York, 12 November 1986, lot 6 Mayor Gallery, London Private collection, Seattle, 1987 Anon. sale; Christie’s, New York, 10 November 2010, lot 8 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


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