Maria Asumpta, brig
Marine art by Gordon Frickers 61 x 91 cms (24″ x 36″), oils on canvas, sold.
Painted from direct observation, seen from a friends flat as Maria Asumpta entered Plymouth
The artist knew Maria Asumpta well when she was based at Charlestown and he lived at nearby Par, Cornwall.
He sailed in her including most memorably to Sheveningham in the Netherlands, a voyage that included thunderstorms and going aloft at night to reef topsails off Dungeness in a force 9.
Maria Asumpta was at the time the world’s oldest actively sailing square rigger.
Built in Spain Maria Asumpta was 11 years older than the Cutty Sark (permanently conserved at Greenwich, London).
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