31 May 2007
Hammer and Sickle, 1976
unique colour Polaroid print
'Andy Warhol Art Authentication' stamp, numbered 'A135.021' by the Authentication Board and variously annotated by William Burke in pencil on verso
3¾ x 2 7/8in. (9.5 x 7.3cm.)
Gift of the artist to William Burke, late 1970s.
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Fremont & Grundberg, Andy Warhol Polaroids 1971-1986, Pace/MacGill, New York, 1992, for a variant Polaroid dated 1975-76.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board.
In 1976, Warhol began his series of Hammer and Sickle paintings based on his Polaroid shots (fig.1).
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