Savarin 1 (Cookie)

Maker and role
Artist: Jasper Johns, American, born 1930
Year
1978

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Media/materials
Lithograph
Credit line
Gift of John M. Parker Jr.
Accession number
2017.115
Object type
Department
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Further information
Among the most renowned contemporary still lifes are Jasper Johns' Savarin coffee cans. Johns used this humble object in his studio to store his paint brushes. The image has become symbolic of the artist's life and can be viewed as a self-portrait.
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