The bottom third of the composition contains a gathering of people dressed in white clothing, some seated on dome-like white shapes and others standing on a dark ground. In the middle ground a faint image of people in long canoe-like boats that arch up at the bow and the stern. These boat-like images are seen against a modulated background of black and green. It is difficult to see where the sea and the sky start and finish.
Dehn Drawer 17
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Dehn
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Ink on paper
15 x 18 1/2 inches
Dehn, Adolf (1895-1968), “African Shore,” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed February 28, 2024, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/3243.
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