Christie’s New York to Sell a Seminal Pop Art Masterpiece by Andy Warhol at Fall Auction

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NEW YORK, NY.- This Autumn is the Season for Andy Warhol, thanks to an extraordinary selection of his key works. Christie’s New York leads this group with the sale of Andy Warhol’s hand-painted masterpiece, Big Campbell’s Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable), 1962 (estimate upon request). An icon of Pop Art, it is one of the largest examples of Warhol’s most famous and beloved image of a Campbell’s Soup Can — a subject matter that helped shape the course of art history in the 1960s. At 72 x 52 inches, Big Campbell’s Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable) is the first in a series of very rare large scale Campbell’s Soup Cans. Of the 11 large scale Campbell’s Soup Can paintings, eight now reside in museums, foundations or are promised to museums, such as