#shipsandshipping

I am reminded today of the many cruise ships it’s been my good fortune to paint. Classic #shipsandshipping , a classic cruise ships painting. #miamibeach and a cruise ship with an unusual story to tell, ‘Emerald Seas’ is beautifully shown here entering Government Cut, the final approach to the port of #Miami. https://lnkd.in/dCQhN9Q > 50 x 81 cm (20″ x … Read more

Job Satisfaction

Agapenor
“Gordon, My Father received his painting of Agapenor today and is absolutely delighted. Many thanks for sending it over. Kind Regards”
Agapenor
Agapenor at Bombay

 

“My father was a retired Chief Engineer with the Blue Funnel line and the ‘Agapenor’ was his first ship so it is lovely to see.
Agapenor a bridge detail

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Love Schooners ?

Painting schooners is always a pleasure for me, more so in this instance.
The beautiful working Schooners Racing, Rhoda Mary and Katie Clewett commissioned by Frank Trebilcock, a descendant of the families who built the three renowned vessels two schooners and a sloop.
This painting is now owned with pride by his son and definitely not for sale although fine art prints are still available.

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with your credit card here via Paypal, in any currency, including £ / , / U. S. $, or for easy bank to bank see the Payments page; or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

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Mayflower Plymouth

Or Plymouth Mayflower, worthy of a fine new painting, both are justifiably world famous names?

Mayflower400
Mayflower400, a unique perspective
Mayflower, #painting near completion
I’m thinking of Mayflower400, 60 x 90 cm (23 5/8″ x 35 3/8″), available £/€ or U S $, 6,000.
Any reputable gallery would be delighted to offer this painting for this price or more …

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Halifax

A very unexpected message Re: Halifax DK170 Hello mr Frickers, Today, exactly 77 years after it crashed, we found the crash site of Halifax DK170 of wich you made such a nice painting!! Can we get in touch!! The #painting, 50 x 66 cm (20″ x 30″),was commissioned by the late Mr.John Loban, formerly Flight … Read more

Entertain, Inspire, Inform

Robin Knox-Johnston, an inspiring sailor, a real man, a role model, a film worth watching? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdIIYr1GdIs&feature=emb_share.

I feel honoured to have been commissioned to make #paintings 3 times, “Roaring Forties“, “The Clipper Way” and “Dumra departing Bombay“.

I produced prints for the first two paintings made for Sir Robin #Knox#Johnston which we both signed [a few copies are still available], and I am proud to be considered one of his friends.

‘Roaring Forties’ as framed

Roaring Forties” subsequently is and continues to be reproduced in journals world wide and is a proven influential painting.

Robin still is a considerable influence and benefit for many lives, mine included.

Some years ago Robin and I were discussing our roles in life.

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Thank YOU

Thank you for being my friends, wish you were here…
I consider myself very fortunate and made sure a glass was raised to all my absent friends in particular those of you who phoned or sent best wishes via the internet.
You are all much appreciated, I think I’m lucky to be in contact with so many remarkable people. Knowing, communicating with, you folk helps get me through my sometimes difficult days.
Wish you were here… I learned more about organising a party when living alone, mostly via my mistakes.
Everyone of my guests contributed to the eventual success of the evening, we ate well, drank well and all agreed this won’t be the last time.

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