The sitting occurred on July 20 1977 during Seaver's emotional return to New York after being traded to the Cincinnati Reds. To read more about the session and Warhol's photographic process click here.
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Andy and Tom examining the photographs. Warhol would typically take 60-100 polaroids, notice all the used 4-flip flashbulbs in front of Seaver. In the pre-digital photo age Polaroids gave Warhol the best opportunity to get input from his subject in a timely manner.
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