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This artwork is a Hahnemühle German Etching on 310 gsm Fine Art Paper.
Limited Edition Prints are a series of identical prints of an artwork, commissioned by the artist. Restricted to a one-time printing of a certain number of pieces, each print is numbered and signed by the artist, establishing its’ authenticity.
Because the number of prints is limited, signed prints of acclaimed artists hold value, and can be investment-worthy, just like original works of art. Christie’s and Sotheby’s – the world’s two most renowned auction houses – hold auctions exclusively for prints. A Pablo Picasso print sold for US$1.7 million in 2010!
There are different techniques in printmaking, including offset printing, digital printing, lithography and serigraphy. Serigraphy, or silk screen printing is considered one of the most sophisticated techniques. In this process, thick, opaque colours are passed through the screen, creating prints with vibrant colours and beautiful textures, that make the artwork look just like a painting.
Works by any artist are limited, and prints are a fantastic way for acclaimed artists, to make their art available to a larger number of people. This makes limited edition prints popular amongst new art buyers as well as seasoned art collectors.
Internationally renowned Sri Lankan artist Senaka Senanayake attained fame as a child prodigy with his art, holding his first international exhibition at the age of ten, in New York. Born in 1951, Senanayake studied art and architecture at Yale University, after which he dedicated his life to painting.
Senanayake’s works reflect his deep connection to the environment. His art focuses on the endangered flora and fauna of Sri Lanka. Vibrant and rich, his artworks feature lush green forests with exotic birds and animals, which are his main inspirations. With more than 100 solo shows to his name, Senanayake’s work has been shown across the world, and has been documented by Metro Goldwyn, BBC TV (London), Star TV (India) and many others. One of the region’s most important living artists, Senaka Senanayake lives and works in Sri Lanka.
|Size:||30" x 30"|
|Edition:||Limited Edition of 100|
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