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Dancing before Dinner. Original Painting by John Dyer featuring Cornish Lobster

This rare oil painting by John Dyer celebrates the fishing heritage of Cornwall and the importance of the sea to families living in the county. Autobiographical in nature, the painting references the artist and his wife who swirl around the central still life image of the Cornishware blue and white plate with lobster and seafood. Daffodils decorate the table. An entrancing painting.

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Description Framed Original Painting
Artist Cornish Artist John Dyer (born 1968)
Signed by the Artist Signed by John Dyer
Painting size 24 x 36 inches
Medium Oil on board
Framed size 32 x 44 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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