Lionel Wendt (1900-1944) was a modernist Sri Lankan photographer and the leader of ‘43 Group. Gelatin silver print, circa 1935-1940. 13 1/2 " x 11". From the artist's studio;
by descent to the present owner. Christie's 2002. Wendt's work is largely unknown by a wider audience, but his photographs of nudes and Sri Lankan scenery are stunning examples of photography.