Ferreira

Last Arrival, Ferreira, ex Cutty Sark

The most famous and arguable fastest of the elegant clipper ships. Here is my painting of ‘Ferreira’ and the tug ‘Triton’ of Falmouth; 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″), oils, original sold. Ferreira, the old ship having made her last commercial departure is arriving to be reborn. You too could own a painting of … Read more

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

Cutty Sark racing Thermopylae

 The most famous of the famous tea clippers, “Cutty Sark” and “Thermopylae“. At long last this new painting is in it’s proper and new frame. This spirited marine painting measures 76 x 101 cm (30″ x 40″), this magnificent painting could be yours, modestly priced,  £8,000.00. To acquire this painting or to commission a similar painting, … Read more

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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Mary where are you?

John Sheppard having seen my recent painting “Schooner Race“, wrote to me on the My Maritime Page asking : “Great stuff! Are there any drawings for the Mary?”
Schooners Off Falmouth, Cornwall
‘Schooner Race’, commissioned by a gentleman in Florida with a family connection.
There may be drawings of the ‘Mary of Truro‘. I had a dossier on her when I first painted this scene in 1989 … now wertizit… ?
 

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‘Cutty Sark’ Happy Birthday !

This is Cutty Sark’s 150th birthday weekend.
You can visit Cutty Sark at Greenwich, London where she is open to the public.
I have been a fan and supporter from a very early age, of this great ship including taking my children to see her.
Here are a few of my paintings of Cutty Sark, leading off with the newest which is available.
This is one of several I’ve made of #CuttySark and more follow below.