John Dyer Painting. Tropical home Garden, Costa Rica View larger

John Dyer Painting. Tropical home Garden, Costa Rica


Commissioned by IPGRI, this painting was painted on location in Costa Rica. The painting depicts a 'home garden'. Papayas, pineapples, bananas, cacao and chickens all provide exciting subjects to paint and important food sources for the family. The amazing composition with the overarching banana leaves creates a dynamic movement and creates a window that we can see through to the house beyond.

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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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