About this artwork
The Savarin can, which may be interpreted as a surrogate for Johns, debuted in his work as a painted bronze sculpture in 1960. This print was commissioned as the signature image for the artist’s 1977 retrospective exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Jasper Johns
- Color lithograph from seventeen plates on off-white handmade Twinrocker paper
- 977 × 716 mm (image); 1143 × 889 mm (sheet)
- U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; purchased with funds provided by supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund