Tahitian Women on the Beach
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|Tahitian Women on the Beach|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||69 cm × 91 cm (27.2 in × 35.8 in)|
|Location||Musée d'Orsay, Paris|
The painting is currently in the collection of the Musée d'Orsay, located in Paris, France.
In 1892 Gauguin painted a similar painting Parau api, (Two Women of Tahiti) which is in the collection of the Galerie Neue Meister in Dresden. In Tahitian, "parau" means word and "api" means new. Thus "parau api" means news. A common greeting is "Eaha te parau api", or what's new?