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Above: Artist John Dyer painting in the rainforest of Borneo with endangered orangutans.

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John Dyer Painting. Stargazing Orangutans, Borneo

"The beautiful and engaging baby orangutans at the Orangutan Foundation in Borneo are real characters. They are all orphans and are learning life skills so they can return to the wild when they are older. Making nests so they have a fresh bed every night is one of those and this fun painting captures the magic of baby orangutans in their beds gazing at the stars." John Dyer

Item Information

Description Framed Original Painting
Artist Cornish Artist John Dyer (born 1968)
Signed by the Artist Signed by John Dyer
Painting size 12 x 12 inches
Medium Acrylic on canvas
Framed size 17 x 17 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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