Andy Warhol’s Big Campbell’s Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable), 1962, is an early hand-painted work from a series that changed the face of 20th-century art.
It is the only example of the artist’s iconic Campbell’s Soup Can paintings to feature a can opener, and is the first of 11 works that represent his largest single depictions of the motif. Seven of these are held in museum collections.
Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Big Campbell’s Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable), 1962. 72 x 52 in (183 x 132 cm). Estimate on request.
Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale – 17 May at Christie’s New York.