One of John Dyer’s major paintings for Darwin 200 is now part of the award winning public Falmouth Art Gallery Collection.
The painting has been purchased for the town’s art collection as it is one of the most important pieces produced by the artist during his Darwin 200 residency.
The painting will now be able to be enjoyed by the public for many years to come as it will feature in a host of exhibitions and events.
The Falmouth Art Gallery now has three John Dyer paintings in their archives and all of the paintings can be seen on request.
The Falmouth Art Gallery collection is one of the most important in Cornwall, and features works by major British artists including Sir Frank Brangwyn RA, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Joanne Short, Charles Napier Hemy RA, Dame Laura Knight RA, John Dyer, Sir Alfred Munnings RA, William Strang RA, Henry Scott Tuke RA, Ted Dyer, John William Waterhouse RA, George Frederick Watts RA.