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Original Painting of the Sunflower Harvest in Tuscany, Italy. by John Dyer. 'Sun Dried Faces'. Italian Art Gallery

Looking for a piece of art that captures the true essence of Italy? Then look no further than this stunning painting by John Dyer. Entitled 'Sun Dried Faces', it perfectly encapsulates the hot, dry conditions of the Tuscan sunflower harvest. The ripe plump seeds are ready to be collected, and the farmers have gathered in the fields to help with the task. The 'Ape' (the three wheeled farm vehicle) collects the sunflower heads and the farmers look on in anticipation. The light and heat of the Italian sun is brilliantly captured in this painting, making it a must-have for any art lover. Add a touch of Italian magic to your home with this original Italian painting.

This painting is featured in the book about John Dyer & retrospective exhibition

This important painting by artist John Dyer of Tuscany was commissioned & exhibited by the Eden Project. A story was also commissioned about the painting from the acclaimed Cornish writer and storytelling group Scavel an Gow.

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 


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