Last Arrival …

There is as of today, a splendid summary, a new page, about this subject, ‘Last Arrival, https://www.frickers.co.uk/art/marine-art/merchant-sail/last-arrival/cutty-sark-last-arrival-further-reading/ Enjoy. Painting of ‘Ferreira’ and tug ‘Triton’ by Gordon Frickers measures 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″), oils, original sold     This surfaced because of the post below by my good friend Marcus Aloof put on my … Read more

Outbound, Liverpool on her stern

Blue funnel or as they say in her home port of Liverpool “a Blue Flue Liner”, outward bound, from #Bombay [now #Mumbai] #India,  #Liverpool on her stern.
I present the good ship
‘Agapenor’.
Agapenor
Agapenor at Bombay (Mumba)
This fine 29 x 60 cm (11½” x 23½”) painting is available, a bargain at £950.00, ex studio.

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Guest Speaker

Did you hear this?

Page and activity I’ve neglected for a while, re written at the request of a new friend , marketing guru.

Guest Speaker

 

Gordon Frickers, best known as a Marine Artist, noted too for poetic landscapes, has proven a popular, entertaining guest speaker.

Gordon Frickers, portrait
Gordon Frickers, photo courtesy of Anthony Osmand Jones.

Gordon Frickers has an engagingly interactive, amusing, immensely knowledgeable and often surprising style as a speaker and lecturer.

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Christmas gift, ready in good in time.

A miniature marine painting measuring 19.6 x 24.8 cm (7¾” x 9¾”) of the renowned clipper ‘Samuel Plimsoll‘ at #Plymouth.

The Samuel Plimsoll
Samuel Plimsoll

Samuel #Plimsoll‘ built Aberdeen by Hood had very similar lines to famous ‘Cutty Sark’ and her great rival, ‘Thermopylae’.
She was regularly converted to carry migrants from #London and Plymouth returning with wool.

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The Catsfield Steamers,

Courtesy of Paul of the Catsfield Steamers, who went to the trouble of finding these photos circa 1980’s.
Chris Fagg very much as we remember him from his earlier days, doing what he did so very well when not sailing.

Catsfield Steamers and Chris Fagg cica 1980

Chris enriched the lives of many.
He was also an excellent pianist and a brave, skillful sailor, navigator and sailing instructor.

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