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This three-part work spanning 10 feet was printed from the plates of Francesco Clemente’s mythological landscape Untitled A on the occasion of the 1986 MoMA, New York show of Clemente’s The Departure of the Argonaut. The exhibit presented the entire contents of the large-scale volume published in 1986 by Petersburg Press, for which Clemente embellished 48 text folios of Alberto Savinio’s wartime diary. Bold red lettering reads: Alberto Savinio The Departure of the Argonaut Francesco Clemente The Museum of Modern Art November 6th 1986 – February 10th, 1987. This poster is not previously owned and comes directly from the archives of the publisher, Petersburg Press.