25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy
It consists of 19 lithographs that were hand-colored with watercolor by the artist and his friends. His mother Julia Warhola did the calligraphy, and is responsible for the dropped “d” in the title, which Warhol chose to preserve. Between 150 and 190 copies were made, to be given to friends and family.
Facsimile editions were published in 1987 (which reproduced the colors of copy 4) and 1988. Both facsimiles came in a slipcase with a volume of Holy Cats by Julia Warhola, a work she first created in 1960, advertising her own authorship as “Andy Warhol’s Mother.”
- Russell, John (December 6, 1987). "Art". The New York Times.
- Warhol, Andy; Cuomo, Yolanda (1987). 25 cats named Sam and one blue pussy. New York: Panache Press at Random House. ISBN 978-0-394-56927-7. OCLC 16950311.
- Popova, Maria (2014-10-29). "25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy: Andy Warhol's Little-Known Collaborations with His Mother". The Marginalian. Retrieved 2021-11-11.
- Warhol, Andy (1988). Twenty-five cats named Sam and one blue pussy. London: Chatto & Windus. ISBN 978-0-7011-3317-7. OCLC 877051961.
- "Time Capsule 21: Julia Warhola". The Andy Warhol Museum. Retrieved 2021-11-11.