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.