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Max Pechstein

Children Playing with Marbles, ca. 1910

Watercolor, gouache, ink and graphite on paper
11 1/10 × 8 7/10 in
28.3 × 22.2 cm
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Property from the Estate of B. S. Mars

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Max Pechstein
German, 1881–1955
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A key Expressionist painter of the early 20th century, Max Pechstein produced decorative and colorful paintings that borrowed from Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, and the Fauves. As a member of Die Brücke, a group of German Expressionists who took a primitivist approach to painting, Pechstein worked closely with Erich Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. He travelled to Palau in the South Pacific in 1914, after which his paintings increasingly displayed elements of Primitivism, such as thick black lines and angular figures. Pechstein was also a prolific printmaker, making over 900 prints over the course of his career. Instrumental in founding the Novembergruppe in 1918, a left-wing artists’ group demanding artist involvement in creating social policies, Pechstein was later denounced by the Nazis and hundreds of his paintings were removed from German museums.

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Property from the Estate of B. S. Mars

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Property from the Estate of B. S. Mars

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Max Pechstein Archive, Hamburg.

Max Pechstein
German, 1881–1955
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A key Expressionist painter of the early 20th century, Max Pechstein produced decorative and colorful paintings that borrowed from Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, and the Fauves. As a member of Die Brücke, a group of German Expressionists who took a primitivist approach to painting, Pechstein worked closely with Erich Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. He travelled to Palau in the South Pacific in 1914, after which his paintings increasingly displayed elements of Primitivism, such as thick black lines and angular figures. Pechstein was also a prolific printmaker, making over 900 prints over the course of his career. Instrumental in founding the Novembergruppe in 1918, a left-wing artists’ group demanding artist involvement in creating social policies, Pechstein was later denounced by the Nazis and hundreds of his paintings were removed from German museums.

Max Pechstein

Children Playing with Marbles, ca. 1910

Watercolor, gouache, ink and graphite on paper
11 1/10 × 8 7/10 in
28.3 × 22.2 cm
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