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Born in 1951, Senaka Senanayake is one of Sri Lanka’s best-known artists. His brightly hued canvases of the country’s flora and fauna draw attention to its rapidly depleting rainforests. Senanayake studied Art and Architecture at Yale, which impacted his decision to make a career out of art. Following this he moved back to Sri Lanka and delved deeper into environmental issues.

“Senanayake’s paintings are gorgeously positive, his...



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  Lot 35 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
$12,001
Rs 8,16,082

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Senaka Senanayake
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Senaka Senanayake 1980' (lower left)
1980
Oil on canvas
28.25 x 21 in (71.8 x 53.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private European Collection
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Solo Exhibition, Saarbrucken: Euro-Kunst, 17 September - 11 October 1980

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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