A successful outcome

Arrived safe in Florida USA, my client is happy to have you know he wrote
“Dear Gordon,
I got it safe and sound!
The painting is magnificent and stunning.
Rhoda Mary
Schooner Race
Each aspect of the painting exceeds my expectations.  While your paintings are beautiful to look at over the internet, the actual painting has a warmth that can only be felt by seeing the real thing. I also had a reaction I had not expected. My father passed away from a stroke when I was seven. He loved to paint and I remember watching and being around him while he painted. When I opened the box and revealed the painting, I got the smell that I had not had since I was seven. I guess it was both the varnish and paint but it was warm and wonderful.
Thanks for a great experience,
Eric
P.S. I’ll contact you when we have it installed at the new house. Maybe we can get a Skype session and I’ll give you a tour of its new home. I looked at the flags on the stern and it spells out MQKJ. Any significance?

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MQKJ explained below… 

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Grave at Hoo

Rhoda Mary, a Falmouth, Cornwall built schooner  was one of the most renowned, most beautiful of the 3,00 or so British working schooners. I’ve twice been commissioned to paint her. One of those painting is available from my Marine Prints Page as a beautiful vivant picture, signed, numbered edition from £157 inc P&P. Over last … Read more

Rhoda Mary remembered

A lovely Facebook surprise today.
I was distracted enough to change course to investigate the page https://www.facebook.com/Rhoda-Mary-Project-1543742422567487/ where I found an attempt is being made to return the wreck of the famous “Rhoda Mary” to Cornwall.
 
This is meaningful for me for a number of reasons.
Many years astern Frank Trebilcock asked me to paint “A Dispute Settled” for him, the picture I’ve posted here.
Rhoda Mary & Katie Cluett
“A Dispute Settled”

The fine and renowned painting is available as a fine art print on canvas for the look and feel of the original, from £157 inc P&P.

Purchase Now  with Paypal or bank to bank and by arrangement, in instalments.

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Coastal Shipping

⚓️Today here in #Brittany is a day to be snugged down in a safe harbour…

Coastal shipping, Fowey
Coastal Shipping in a Gale

An appropriate painting for today, we have a heavy gale.

The forecast is the gale will build to storm force 10 tomorrow.

“Coastal Shipping in a Gale” [20″ x 32″] was a #painting made from an oil sketch I still have, made during the gale at #Fowey#Cornwall.

Painted in the sheltering the ruins of Polruan block house.

Coastal Shipping in a Gale, a detail

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