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Max Pechstein, In the canoe (outrigger)

1917, Oil on canvas
Inv. no. 1997/73/K1, KUNSTSAMMLUNGEN ZWICKAU Max-Pechstein-Museum

Pechstein also fell for the magic of the South Seas and its myth of being a paradise on earth; thus he travelled to Palau in 1914. Since his first visits of the Dresden museum of ethnology he is intrigued by the clear Palau design language reduced to its essentials.