John Dyer Painting. Intercropping and Chopping, Costa-Rican bananas View larger

John Dyer Painting. Intercropping and Chopping, Costa-Rican bananas


The clever use of land and light allows the Costa-Rican farmers to grow cacao (chocolate beans) beneath the banana plants. This fabulous John Dyer painting was painted on location in Costa Rica and shows the harvesting of the bananas and chocolate pods. An important painting from the artist's career and a feast for the eyes. If you love art, travel and food this could be perfect.

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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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