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

John Dyer

John Dyer Painting. The Healing Shaman, Yawanawá Tribe, Amazon Rainforest

"My painting, that I painted deep in the Amazon rainforest with the Yawanawá tribe, depicts a ceremony in which a shaman prays into a shamanic healing pot to help to heal an ill member of the tribe. The shamanic pot is shown by the negative space the snake creates in the centre of my painting. On the far side of the river, we see the shaman standing over the poorly person. Toucans call from the canopy, butterflies fly past and ants crawl on just about everything!" 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 24 x 24 inches
Medium Acrylic on canvas
Framed size 32 x 32 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














 

Above: Photos of artist John Dyer at work on his Amazon Rainforest painting 'The Healing Shaman, Yawanawá Tribe'

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