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Francesco CLEMENTE

Italy born 1952

  • also works in the United States of America


Greece 1891 – Italy 1952


  • Italy

The departure of the Argonaut. 1986 Description: An unbound book of 48 lithographs by Francesco Clemente to a text by Alberto Savinio
Creation Notes: see remarks section
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, planographic lithograph, letterpress Support: Okawara 60gsm mold made kozo paper
Impression: 29/50
Edition: ed.200 bound books; thirty-two proofs numbered I-XXXII; 50 unbound portfolios numbered 1 to 50; six proofs numbered I-VI
Place Published: New York and London: Petersburg Press, 1986

Primary Insc: signed by the artist on Colophon page and numbered in type. Each sheet is stamped with the artist's mark and page number
Dimensions: page 65.0 h x 50.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: see facsimile edition: The departure of the argonaut
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.204.1-48
Subject: Art style: Neo-expressionism