Paintings, Frickers, Gordon

Gordon Frickers :

“Having accepted my ‘calling’, I set out to be the best painter I can be”.

Gordon Frickers has produced paintings that have become world famous.

Gordon Frickers
Gordon Frickers in his Brittany studio
Frickers fine painting is the choice of many distinguished people and renowned companies, welcome aboard.
Looking for the best in marine art?
Contast us, purchase bank to bank or with your credit card via Paypal.
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)

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 >

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said :

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

This famous painting is our best selling print, 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 friend.


‘Norway departing Miami’ (SOLD)


Hyperlink to > The Nelson and Trafalgar Series /  Collection  

Available, this famous painting “I Have Urgent Dispatches” is also availavle as a best selling print, numbered, signed, and is widely considered the definitive painting of ‘HMS Pickle’.


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 engineless British Square Rigger, with the sturdy Waterwitch ended the long glorious story of British Merchant sail.


Plymouth, Emigration
Plymouth, Emigration, ‘Samuel Plimsoll’, bound Plymouth for South Australia.


A classic painting “B I Sunday” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art print.


H M S Ark Royal
Ark Royal tugged to her last berth to be broken up.

A rare Gordon Frickers watercolour, for sale.


Hyperlink to > Ports and Coastal <


October Evening, Port of Charlestown, Cornwall

A classic painting, a popular print, “Port of Charlestown, October Evening” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art print.


Word of mouth


the original "Mystery".
Spirit of Mystery


Hyperlink to > landscape paintings on <

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

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


First Shots, Trafalgar


Laperouse entering Botany Bay” :

this is the only painting that shows with reasonable accuracy the actual appearance of Laperouse ships.


Trafalgar Dawn with margin sketch of the Combined Fleet



C. S. Nexus on the Mersey




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



Submarine Unique
Moonlight Patrol



“HMS Racehorse”, (detail)

Professional artists :

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


Gordon Frickers 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 a very unusual eyesight, a 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 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 :

the easiest way is bank to bank, ask for details, or using PayPal via the Purchase Page,  (see Terms).

By arrangement, purchases can be in instalments.

Contact Frickers


Email note, to foil spammers I’ve used ‘at’ in the address, : please substitute @ :

T : Mobile 00 33 (0) 6 10 66 19 26

or free via Whatsapp / Facebook Messenger ‘gordonfrickers’

Discover this fine artist, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée


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


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


Copyright 2021 :

Fees and our Terms  are among the most generous on the Internet.

Don’t hesitate to ask for details.

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

Gordon Frickers © updated 06.04.2021

This Gordon Frickers art signature is on all my more recent paintings.

Last Updated on