Eitaro Ishigaki, c. 1940, from the Archives of American Art
|Native name||石垣 栄太郎|
December 1, 1893|
Taiji, Wakayama, Japan
|Died||January 23, 1958(aged 64)|
|Known for||Painting, muralist|
He painted a mural at the Harlem Courthouse. His painting, Man on the Horse (1932), depicted a plain-clothed Chinese guerrilla confronting the Japanese army, heavily equipped with airplanes and warships. His painting, Flight (1937), depicted two Chinese women escaping Japanese bombing, running with three children past one man lying dead on the ground.
- Gordon H. Chang, Mark Dean Johnson, Paul J. Karlstrom, Sharon Spain, ed. (2008). Asian American art, 1850-1970. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-5752-2.
- Japanese Artists In New York Between The World Wars
- Artists on the Left: American Artists and the Communist Movement, 1926-1956 By Andrew Hemingway Page 62
- The American Scene Art of the 1930s and 1940s, Harlem Courthouse Mural study
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- Michael Denning (1998). The cultural front: the laboring of American culture in the Twentieth Century. Verso. ISBN 978-1-85984-170-9.
- Eitaro Ishigaki | The Art Institute of Chicago
- Andrew Hemingway (2002). Artists on the left: American artists and the Communist movement, 1926-1956. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-09220-2.
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