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Eitaro Ishigaki, Amazons, 1937

In March 1939, the fascist regime triumphed in Spain after a civil war that had been raging since 1936. This work depicts people protesting against the fascist regime. It represents a Spanish woman attempting to throw a Fascist soldier off a cliff. Fig. 117. is an illustration from the catalog of the American Artists’ Congress, while Fig. 118 is a work of the same composition and the same title, now in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama. In Fig. 117, the soldier has a gun in his hand and the soldier on the right is wearing a helmet, but in Fig 118, they have been removed. Fig. 118  seems like it was modified by the artist later.