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Original Painting by John Dyer. Gardening and Growing. Kim Wilde's garden.

A glorious week of painting in Kim Wilde's garden in Hertfordshire with her family resulted in this spectacular painting by John Dyer. Painted by John Dyer in 2003 during a weeks painting residency with singer and rock star Kim Wilde. The painting features sunflowers, espalier apple trees, rose arches & climbing beans, which are all set against the warm red and purple colours of Kim Wilde's beautiful barn conversion. Kim's husband Hal and her children Rose and Harry can be seen alongside Kim as they enjoy their English country family garden together. This key painting by artist John Dyer is featured in the book about John Dyer & his retrospective exhibition.

"You have not only perfected your own life-affirming art but more importantly I can clearly see you have perfected the art of living!" Kim Wilde 2018

Item Information

Description Framed Original Painting
Artist Cornish Artist John Dyer (born 1968)
Signed by the Artist Signed by John Dyer
Painting size 33 x 40 inches
Medium Acrylic on board
Framed size 41 x 48 inches
Frame type John Dyer: In the 1950s simple neutral frames became popular for St Ives artists. John chooses an off-white so the lightest tones appear in the painting. The moulding is a variation of 'Salvator Rosa' from Italy. Hand finished in almond white paint.
Ready to hang Strung with picture cord and ready to hang


John Dyer Book - Painting the Colours of the World

The painting is featured in the book 'Painting the Colours of the World' by Kate Dinn. 

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