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Artwork code: 360-9106
Delivery time: 3-5 working days
  • Size: 33 x 48 x 0 inches (83.8 x 121.9 x 0 cm)
  • Oil On Canvas
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  • Frame Required

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Wall art - A Merchant leaving for business (Ruvathi vimana Vattu ) Themes, The thematic content of the Buddhist paintings in Sri Lanka can be classified generally into the following main categories: (1) the life of the Buddha, (2) the stories associated with the life of the Buddha, (3) the jataka stories (tales of the former lives of the Buddha), (4) Suvisi vivarana (declarations of the twenty four former Buddhas approving the Bodhisattva as the future Gautama Buddha), (5) Solosmastana (sixteen great locations of worship), (6) various deities and the representations of multifarious hells and underworlds. The most popular jataka story at all

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Chamila Dickwella

These are the recreated paints which had been drawn between 17th and 19th century and they belong to the temples of Sri Lanka. These paints use the same qualities that had in the influenced by the fundamental features of the beginning level of the painting culture of Sri Lanka. Those days, they used the things that can be found from the environment to create these paints and each of them has the same limited color code and as result it makes difficult to make a more attractive painting since the color variations are limited. These ancient designs , jewelry and also the ornaments had been made of using a higher concentrated deep emotional influenced a techniques. That is one of the reasons that these paints are still alive and valued in toda... (see more)

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