ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)
Hammer and Sickle (Special Edition), 1977
76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in)
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Publisher: Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc., New York
Edition: 10
Materials: From the portfolio of seven screenprints on Strathmore Bristol paper
Markings: Signed and numbered in pencil lower center
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.171

Additional Notes:

Based on a photograph by Ronnie Cutrone.

Bears the papermaker's chop mark.

Based on the print F&S II.164, the portfolio illustrates the five separate colors of the print progression (II.165-II.169) plus one (II.171) with only the drawing line and one (II.170) with the black separation in registration with the drawing line.

This portfolio is Warhol's only published progressive print series which specifically illustrates the breakdown of the printmaking process.