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Gordon Frickers :

“after may ‘adventures’, photographer, sailor, shipwright and so on, I accepted my ‘calling’. “I set out to be the best painter I can be, to entertain, inform and inspire, to try to leave the world a slightly better place, benefit, enjoy”.

Gordon Frickers has produced paintings that have become world famous.

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Gordon Frickers in his Brittany studio
Frickers fine painting is the choice of many distinguished people and renowned companies, welcome aboard.

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction.

For sale, available.

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The Mayflower
Mayflower Plymouth England 1620

Gordon Frickers :

This home page freely offers you your opportunity to explore and be inspired by this amazing site.

On this ‘homepage’ you have links to Gordon Frickers varied projects, prints and pictures for sale.

NEW > Hyperlink to > HMS Racehorse (Nelson & Trafalgar Collection)

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″), painted to illustrate risks of life at sea for the book ‘Nelson’s Arctic Voyage’ by Peter Goodwin.

Gordon Frickers is versatile, dedicated painter, discover why Gordon Frickers is widely considered a master of spectacular paintings.

Visit Gordon Frickers highly original cv/ résumée.

Hyperlink to > Yachts and Superyachts Collection.

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) Robin & I worked together to design this event reconstruction.

The famous ‘Roaring Forties’ is painted for

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

a seaman who is living legend if ever there was one.


said about “Roaring Forties”   : “Our efforts with the painting were highly successful”.

Commissioned and named by Robin Knox-Johnston “Roaring Forties” is available as a fine print from my print gallery.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston subsequently ordered 2 more and has become a firm friend.

Norway departing Miami

‘Norway departing Miami’ (SOLD)

61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″), painted after seeing this majestic sight for myself.

Nick Bonham, former director, Bonhams of Knightsbridge, London said ”

“Gordon’s marine art here demonstrates, he has studied his subject extensively, over the years Gordon Frickers has deepened his affinity for ships, painted many, sail with some of the last British seamen to work cargo without engines, become a professional ship wright, and sailed on what was then the world’s oldest square rigger ‘Maria Asumpta”.

HMS Pickle

Hyperlink to > The Nelson and Trafalgar Series /  Collection  

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″) this famous painting “I Have Urgent Dispatches” is widely considered the definitive painting of ‘HMS Pickle’ and appears in many books.

Also available as a super quality fine art  print, numbered, signed from our ‘Prints’ page. 


Hyperlink to > Shipping, Professional.

A classic ships :

this painting “Rajula at Madras” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful, popular fine art print.


Hyperlink to > Merchant Sail Collection <           * This picture, available as a fine print is .

A classic painting, a best selling print,  “Waterwitch off Gribben Head” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art print.

‘Waterwitch’ was the last working engineless British Square Rigger.

The long, adventurous and sometimes glorious story of British Merchant sail ended with the final voyage of the sturdy ‘Waterwitch’.

An historic day recorded,  “B I Sunday” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art print.

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction.

Hyperlink > Port of Chester 1863

76 x 1520 cm (2′ 6″ x 5′) 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) so thoroughly researched I could write a book about The Port of Chester.

SOLD, a few prints available via our ‘Prints’ page.

H M S Ark Royal
Ark Royal, the most famous aircraft carrier of her age, tugged to her last berth to be broken up.

A rare Gordon Frickers watercolour, for sale.


Hyperlink to > Ports and Coastal <

This painting  is ‘The Port of Gaillac 1863’,  2000 x 1000 cm (39.5″ x78.5″).

The research took me to many archives and private collection in S W France.

Sold to the Wine Museum at Broze near Gaillac

October Evening, Port of Charlestown, Cornwall

Sold, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″),  available as a delightful PRINT to own, “Port of Charlestown, October Evening”  on canvas, a beautiful fine art print, signed, numbered limited edition.

One of the ‘Ports’ Series.

Hyperlink > The White Ship, Charlestown

41 x 61 cm (20″ x 24″) For sale, available

One of the ‘Ports’ Series.

Word of Mouth, HM Schooner Pickle approaching The Lizard Point with momentous news
the original "Mystery".
Spirit of Mystery

Commissioned by Pete Goss to commemorate his epic voyage to Australia

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) deigned by interviewing Pete Goss.

Hyperlink to > Sunflowers and Vines, a landscape near Gaillac Discover our sister website <


Discover more by using the hyperlinks and ‘Further Reading” pages.

Discover this very versatile artist, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée.


‘First Shots’, Trafalgar

Available,  76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction which included my 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction which included my visiting the ship, reading extensively and building models.

Looking for the new masters of the 21 st century, the very best in modern painting investments?

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Laperouse entering Botany Bay” :

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″), this is THE only painting that shows with reasonable accuracy the actual appearance of the famous  Laperouse ships, painted because I though it the ships and men deserved this.


Trafalgar Dawn an awesome, memorable sight as seen from HMS Victory at 06.05, Monday 21st October 1805 : the margin sketch names all ships in order, of the Napoleon’s Fleet.

30.5 x 122 cm (12″ x 48″)

Sold, available as an awesome fine art print from our ‘Prints’ page.



Cable Ship Nexus on the Mersey

Painted by command for British Telecom as a gift for the refit company.

HMS Maidstone and ‘Lion’

61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″), sold, my private client wanted a frigate action but one that was less well known.

Hyperlink soon to ‘Winning Gun’, Prince Phillip helming at Cowes Week, enjoy.

Available, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″), as it happened, painted from experiences on the location.

Try our various Hyperlinks to the  ‘Further Reading’ pages on this site, a veritable archive, enjoy.

Submarine Unique
Moonlight Patrol, H M Submarine :  8″ x 10″ commissioned, Sold.


‘A Dispute Settled’ 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction. a private commission, thus Sold so now a family heirloom passing from Father to son.

“HMS Racehorse”, (a detail), for sale, available

Professional artists 

are special in different ways, Gordon Frickers brings us a unique blend of qualities that have made the marine art of Gordon Frickers famous, outstanding, highly collectable.

Ship entering Plymouth
Hyperlink > Maria Asumpta entering Plymouth

Sold, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″).

My ‘old ship’, the first square rigger I sailed.


Gordon Frickers

Frickers painting are the choice of many distinguished individuals and famous companies as explained by my unusual  resumée.

He utilises two styles of painting melded with an understanding solidly built upon very remarkable experience, gifts and skills, many paintings are produce ‘plien aire’ and his historical reconstructions are particularly noted.

Gordon Frickers has very unusual eyesight and colour experience, a rich colour experience in common with some of the greatest past masters, Degas, Monet, others.

With his special colour vision  he brings distinctive qualities to his painting.

To discover :

why this artist is so admired, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée 

With Capt. Simkins at Barra
With Captain John A. B. Simkins, M. D. of Calmac, at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Brian Simpson MEP, chairman of the European Parliament Transport and Tourism Committee (2011 to 2014) wrote: “Frickers paintings are marks of our achievement as a people”.

  1. *One of the very few artists invited to exhibit at the European Parliament, the only Marine Artist invited.

  2. * The only ‘Official Artist’ in the long history of HMS Victory. I was commissioned (1994 to 1998)  in preparation for the 2005  bicentenary anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar 

  3. *You can discover much more on the cv/ résumée
  4.  *Unusual among living painters, Gordon Frickers is credited with a number of paintings that have become famous
  5. * a professionally trained mariner, shipwright and boat builder.
  6. *a name you rarely see at auctions because Gordon Frickers paintings tend to become treasures, personal and of companies.

To make a purchase :

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Discover this fine artist, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée


  • Why didn’t you tell me you painted the iconicRoaring Forties?”, Dick Durham, editor, Yachting Monthly.
  • At last I’ve met the famous Marine artist Gordon Frickers“, Alan Warren of Yachting World at the Monaco Yacht Show Sept. 2009.
  • Pete Goss (OBE & Legion d’Honore) recently wrote “I got exactly the painting I had hoped for“.
  • I think you are a great artist“, Charles, Count de Noblet d’Anglure.


Hyperlink > The Last Buccaneer

50 x 81 cm (20″ x 32″), original Sold by the Chester Gallery A E Dutton & Sons. 

A calling :

“I set out to be the best painter I can be, to entertain, inform and inspire, to try to leave the world a slightly better place, benefit, enjoy”.

You can discover Gordon Frickers landscape painting on


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My painting is the choice of many distinguished individuals and famous companies.

Gordon Frickers © updated 17.06.2021

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