Sigiriya murals, 5 century.

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RELIGION AND ICONOGRAPHY  Howard A Wilson
 

HISTORY OF PAINTING & SCULPTURE IN SRI LANKA

Jagath Weerasinghe

Introduction 1.0
Early & Middle Historical Periods: 250 BC - 1250 AD 2.0
Late Historical Periods: 1250 AD - 1800 AD 3.0
       Art of Dambadeniya, Yapahuva and Kotte 3.1
       The Central Kandyan Tradition 3.2
       The Southern School 3.3
Early Twentieth century Buddhist Paintings 4.0