Description

    JUSTIN PIERIS DARANIYAGALA (Sri Lankan, 1903-1967)
    Untitled (Nude), 1936
    Ink on paper
    21-1/2 x 15 inches (54.6 x 38.1 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Justin Pieris 36

    PROVENANCE:
    Mr. Ranjith Fernando

    NOTE:
    Ranjith Fernando was closely involved with the 1943 Group, which included Justin Pieris Daraniyagala. Fernando exhibited with these artists and promoted their work in London, Paris, and other European cities. Daraniyagala signed his works on paper from the 1930s as "Justin Pieris."


    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Slight accretions above nude's shoulders; mat dimensions:  25 x 18".

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    9th Wednesday
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