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Senaka Senanayake
Bathing Elephants


The natural surroundings and inhabitants of Sri Lanka's forests are the anchoring theme of Senaka Senanayake's art. An artistic prodigy, the Colombo- based artist is deeply committed to preserving the depleting rainforests of Sri Lanka - many of which were converted into tea estates and rubber plantations during the years of colonial rule - and uses his art to draw attention to this cause. His brightly hued canvases appear deeply spiritual, and...



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  Lot 117 of 126  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
$14,268
Rs 10,27,296

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Senaka Senanayake
Bathing Elephants
Signed and dated '2018/ Senaka Senanayake' (lower right)
2018
Oil on canvas
24 x 24 in (61 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE
Grosvenor Gallery, London
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Modern Masters and Senaka Senanayake, presented by Grosvenor Gallery at Miami: Art Miami, 4 - 9 December 2018

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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