Chic or what?

Château de Mayragues
Chic or what?
Château de Mayragues
Château de Mayragues
Not many people 😶 can offer their guests fine rare wines and have a painting of the château on their dinning room wall.
Chateau de Mayragues
Chateau de Mayragues
I can, you could 😃🙂 by buying paintings and following my wine recommendations.

 53 x 81 cm (21” x 32”), available, £2,500.

yours now £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now < via Paypal, in any currency, or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

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Educational aid

From a picture researcher, an unusual and most courteously written request; “I am working for a publisher company in Paris : Foucher”.
Hermione
They are preparing to issue a Geography and History schoolbook : Histoire-géographie EMC 2de bac pro 15362
which is designed for 14-16 year-old pupils.
 

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Brest

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

Lapérouse, First Fleet, descendant

Meeting direct descendants of famous mariners is for me always thrilling, I feel it a privilege an honour and of course one wonders what traits they have in common with their famous ancestor. Today, ‘Lapérouse and the First Fleet’ created a happy occasion. 
Next best is meeting them via the Internet.

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.

Laperouse entering Botany Bay
Laperouse entering Botany Bay
Laperouse, commemorated in Albi with a statue and the ‘place de Laperouse’ near the centre of Albi, was the French answer to the discoveries that stunned all Europe, by Captain James Cook and his crew.
If you enjoy a good yarn, take a look at this: “Laperouse and the First Fleet”.

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Gaillac, a fresh approach

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

Sunset over Vines, 15 September

18.00 h, 2 déc “Soleil sur les #vignes, nouveau 1 de la collection #wine #Gaillac Expo 80, Place d’Hautpoul, Aperçu; http://artfrickers.com/gaillac/

A landscape painting measuring 53 x 81 cms (21” x 32”), oils, available, with its story in pictures on the web site page.

Sunset-over-vines Chateau-Terride, posted 25.11.16
Sunset-over-vines Chateau-Terride, posted 25.11.16
Sunset, over vines detail, Chateau Terride, posted 25.11.16
Sunset, over vines detail 1, Chateau Terride, posted 25.11.16

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Singing today?

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

De Saurs underpainting

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

Quay to Bourg

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