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Senaka Senanayake
(1951)

Scarlet Macaws



Senaka Senanayake’s art is anchored in the natural surroundings and inhabitants of Sri Lanka’s forests. Typically rendered using a bright and cheerful palette as can be seen in lot 65, which depicts a group of macaws, and lot 66, which depicts the Hindu deity Ganesha seated amidst a lush natural landscape, his artworks reflect his preoccupations with conserving and coexisting with the natural world.

An artistic prodigy, the Colombo-based...



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  Lot 65 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 26,78,400
$34,784

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Senaka Senanayake
Scarlet Macaws

Dated and signed '2017/ Senaka Senanayake' (lower left)
2017
Oil on canvas
35.25 x 23.25 in (89.5 x 59 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Mystical Moments: Recent Works by Senaka Senanayake, presented by Saffronart in association with Grosvenor Gallery at New Delhi: Saffronart, 12 - 24 January 2018

PUBLISHED
Mystical Moments: Recent Works by Senaka Senanayake, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2018, p. 29 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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