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Reclining Buddha

$680.00 - $8,500.00 From $680.00

Original oil painting on board, 920 x 900mm, 2004

Originally bought in 2004, the work is now up for resale. Click 'add to cart' below to purchase. This painting of the enormous Reclining Buddha statue at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, was painted with oil and acrylic on board. Galyhare, also known as the Cave of the Spirits of Knowledge is an outdoor rock wall in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, where giant standing and reclining sculptures of the Buddha were carved out of the rock face during the reign of a twelfth century king - a huge task, when one considers it was accomplished with nothing but manual labour. The most imposing statue measuring 46 feet in length is the Reclining Buddha depicted in this painting. The Buddha is seen in the last moment of his life on earth, on the verge of entering nirvana.

Limited Edition Print

Limited edition of 75 prints available on matte paper of museum archival quality. Image size is 550 x 550mm and is surrounded by an unprinted white border. All prints are proofed by the artist before she signs, titles, dates and numbers them. Shipping is FREE within NZ and $35 everywhere else (prices are NZD). Unframed print arrives sealed in protective tube or sleeve.

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