Andy Warhol’s Coca-Cola (4) (Large Coca-Cola) Painting Sells for $35.4 Million at Sotheby’s

Andy Warhol’s Coca-Cola (4) (Large Coca-Cola) Painting
Andy Warhol’s Coca-Cola (4) (Large Coca-Cola) Painting

An almost 7-foot-tall Andy Warhol painting of a glass Coca-Cola bottle, dubbed Coca-Cola (4) (Large Coca-Cola), sold for $35.4 million Tuesday at Sotheby’s in New York, surpassed its pre-sale estimate of $25 million.

The auction also witnessed the sale of a pair of works by Gerhard Richter that fetched $13.23 million and $11.3 million, and Francis Bacon’s “Figure in Movement,” which sold for $14 million. An untitled Rothko fetched $22.5 million.

The sale of 54 works, an impressive 91 percent of which found buyers, totaled $222.4 million including commissions, beating the high pre-sale estimate of $214 million.

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