Standing Woman tempera on card, signed lower right, 42.5 x 33.5cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/16in).
Provenance: Formerly in the private collection of L.T.P. Manjushri (1902-1982).
The artist and collector L.T.P. Manjushri originally trained as a Buddhist monk but returned to Sri Lanka in 1937. In 1943 he co-founded the '43 Group' whose members strove to establish a new Sri Lankan modernist school.
N. Weereratne, The 43 Group: a Chronicle of Fifty Years in the Art of Sri Lanka, Melbourne, 1993, pp.123-6.