I left a sunny warm Théhillac in some haste, to arrive safely at Brest. Later we went and plucked plums in the rain, for jam making, then had a long walk around the port with it’s many shops and restaurants. I noticed the commercial part of the port is reviving. Brest, home of the dashing ‘Goélette’ La … Read more
Today via facebook I have a new, modest connection with Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, of Albi, via a direct descendant, who lives in the USA.
Gaillac, an introduction, a major re edit of this page including completed paintings added, http://artfrickers.com/s-w-france/gaillac/ This collection is a project never before undertaken, as of this evening it includes several of my paintings, never before seen on the Internet, completed. You can discover more on the sister web site that specializes in landscapes, www.artfrickers.com, explore, … Read more
A landscape painting measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”), oils, available, with its story in pictures on the web site page.
Chateau de Saurs, singing to me, beginning to come alive? This new painting is past the hardest part where it could be difficult to see the potential, this new painting in oils of Chateau de Saurs, Gaillac region of SW France is on a canvas measuring 76 x 121 cms (30″ x 48″), available ~ … Read more
Château de Saurs beginning to happen, to realise it’s potential. The full story is on my landscape web site www.artfrickers.com This painting will be one of The « Gaillac, surprising vines » series For exhibition 1 st to 20 th December at the invitation of the Municipal de Gaillac with new bio dynamic wines of the region, … Read more
One of the “Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux” series. Quay of and to Bourg undated: A landscape painting combined with marine, and web site page both reworked. Measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”), oils, available, £1,800. ex studio. The painting From an idea in part developed and sketched while visiting Bourg in … Read more
The frigate Hermione; my good friend Valérie Lambert very kindly wrote to me today “Watch Thalassa this Friday channel France 3 at 8:45 pm …featuring the Hermione”.
A little about Hermione follows below but first for our French friends
~ La frégate Hermione; mon bon ami Valérie Lambert très gentiment m’a écrit aujourd’hui “Voir Thalassa ce vendredi chaîne France 3 à 20h45 … avec l’Hermione”.
Je peignais une image “Hermione” tout récemment, que, suite à une visite remarquable à la cour de navire où la réplique a été construite.
New on our sister web site www.artfrickers.com, “Sauternes Picnic”, Painted mostly on location I hope your get to the commune of Sauternes and discover the many delightful picnic sites and other pleasure of the Ciron ‘Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux’ series, a landscape painting measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”), oils, available for exhibition … Read more