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Lot 18
George Keyt
Krishna with Parrot


Born In Sri Lanka in 1901, he started exhibiting in the 1920's and the work from this period is strongly influenced by Buddhist and Hindu iconography. The 1930's saw him preoccupied with the depiction of episodes from the Buddhist Jataka or Birth stories, culminating in the representation of the life and times of the Buddha on the walls of the circumambulatory shrine room of Gautami Vihara in Borella in 1940. At the same time he was also exposed...



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  Lot 18 of 218  

AUCTION 2001 (DECEMBER)
6-12 DECEMBER 2001

Estimate



Winning Bid
$4,084
Rs 1,93,990




ARTWORK DETAILS

George Keyt
Krishna with Parrot
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1978
Oil on canvas
30 x 38 in (76.2 x 96.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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