Original Painting. Huggable Loveable Lemurs. Newquay Zoo. Darwin 200 Official Painting by artist in residence John Dyer.

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A very special painting of Ringtailed Lemurs painted during John Dyer's residency for the Darwin 200 UK celebrations. Appointed as the officil artist for the UK celebration this painting was painted in the lemur enclosure at Newquay Zoo in Cornwall. The lemurs climbed all over the artist's easel while he was in the enclosure. Tropical plants with bright oranges & lime greens create a jungle feel.

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DescriptionFramed Original Painting
ArtistCornish Artist John Dyer (born 1968)
Signed by the ArtistSigned by John Dyer
Painting size24 x 24 inches
MediumAcrylic on canvas
Framed size32 x 32 inches
Frame typeJohn 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 hangStrung with picture cord and ready to hang

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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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John Dyer was appointed as artist in residence for Darwin 200 and this important painting is one from a series he produced during this residency.

 

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By (Liskeard, United Kingdom) on 19 Apr. 2018 (Original Painting. Huggable Loveable Lemurs. Newquay Zoo. Darwin 200 Official Painting by artist in residence John Dyer.) :
(5/5

I love lemurs and love this vibrant picture

A beautiful picture which makes me smile.

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