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

John Dyer

Original Painting by John Dyer. Sun Dried Faces, The Sunflower Harvest in Italy.

This stunning John Dyer painting captures the light and heat of the Italian sunflower harvest when the ripe plump seeds are ready to be collected. An 'Ape' collects the sunflowers and the farmers gather in the fields to help. Warm colour & Italian sunshine. Featured in the new book about John Dyer & retrospective exhibition

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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Artist Chronology I Paintings in Public Collections I View John Dyer's Latest Paintings


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 writers Scavelan Gow.