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"Senanayake's paintings are gorgeously positive, his forests wearing saturated runway colours, his birds right out of an ancient fable. His style is often criticised as being purely aesthetic, but it is by no means emotionally inert. In fact, his work is an ironic reminder of the fading beauty of his world, a hope against hope that whatever is left of nature can be conserved. It is equal parts celebration, elegy and documentation of the fragile...



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  Lot 65 of 118  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

Estimate
$23,440 - 28,125
Rs 15,00,000 - 18,00,000


Winning Bid
$22,500
Rs 14,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Senaka Senanayake
Untitled
Signed and dated '2007 Senaka Senanayake' (lower right)
2007
Oil on canvas
47.5 x 58.75 in (120.4 x 149.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Art & Soul Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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