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The Second Exhibition of Hagakure:
The works exhibited this time are sketches and shikisis. The titles in bold letters below indicate unpublished works.
Sketches and Shikisis
Stay in Europe
Ishimoto visited Europe in 1974 through 1975(53 through 54 years old). It was his first experience to touch the Western culture directly. His excitement can be seen through those sketches.
"Paris"(21.7x26.5,1974),"An old street"(21.7x26.5,1974),"A moored ship at the Seine"(26.5x21.7,1974), and "A model of Paris”(45.0x31.0,1974).
"Toled(32.0x41.0,1975)", "Toledo"(41.0x32.0,1975), "At Toledo"(33.0x26.0,1975), and "A faraway view of Toledo"(32.0x41.0,1975).
Athen and Cairo
"The hill of Acropolis"(24.0x33.0,1975), "A man carrying a calf on his shoulder"(34.0x24.0,1975), "At the Acropolis Art Museum"(32.0x41.0,19750), and "A tower at Cairo"(24.0x18.0,1975).
Ishimoto drew Shikisis now and then. The works with square brackets below show Shikisis.
[The figure of a tiger](24.0x27.0, Around 1942), "The central park"(24.0x18.0,1965-1974), "The central park"(24.0x18.0, 1965-1974), and [Evening glow of Sakura-jima Island](24.0x27.0, around 1974).
[An anemone](27.0x24.0, 1945-1954), A kocho-ran《(27.0x24.0, 1965-1974), [A flower](27.0x24.0, 1965-1974), "A violet"(24.5x33.0, 1965-1974), [A Japanese quince](27.0x24.0, Around 1974), and [A calyx](27.0x24.0, Around 1974).
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