Artist: Andy Warhol (American, 1928 - 1987).
Title: "Mammy [invitation]".
Medium: Color offset lithograph.
Date: Composed 1981.
Dimensions: Overall size: 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (175 x 124 mm). Image size: 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (175 x 124 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in white marker, upper right. Edition unknown, presumed small. Light cream wove paper. Printed to the edge of the sheet. Fine impression. Very good condition. Literature/catalogue raisonne: Undoubtedly to be included in the forthcoming revised edition of the catalogue raisonne of Warhol's ephemera by Paul Marechal; cf. Feldman/Schellmann II.262. Comment(s): No auction records located. This rare invitation's image is based on a photograph of Sylvia Williams by Warhol, with make-up and costume by Jac Colello. The image was issued as one of the silkscreens in Warhol's famous 'Myths' portfolio, one of his most sought after collections. The invitation is for the opening night exhibition of 'Andy Warhol - Myths - Paintings/Prints' on Tuesday, September 15, 1981, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in New York City. Published by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York City. Image copyright © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. [28593-1-1200]