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Senaka Senanayake
(1951)

Banana Grove



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 115 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$26,400
Rs 19,80,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Senaka Senanayake
Banana Grove

Signed and dated 'Senaka Senanayake/ 2004' (lower right); inscribed and dated 'Triptych/ Banana Grove' (on the reverse)
2004
Oil on canvas
36 x 36 in (91.5 x 91.5 cm)

This work was originally part of a triptych

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Apparao Galleries, Chennai
Property of the Kavas Bharucha Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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