Tarn department (81), Gaillac, a change of scene today. 60 x 92 cm (24″ x 36″), available £2,000. https://artfrickers.com/s-w-france/gaillac/gaillac/ > here bank to bank or with your credit card Purchase Now  < via Paypal, in any currency, or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers. Driving to one of my most favourite places, Gaillac. Wish you … Read more

Café culture

Café Culture series, a new painting. 30.5 x 40.5 cm (12″ x 16″) so fresh it’s not even on my website yet. Café des Sports proprietor Madame Roberte Pataluch, a French national treasure, an institution. Bordeaux Paintings Series : ‘Discovering The Famous Wine Villages of Bordeaux’, France, The World’s Most Renowned Wine Region. The Café … Read more

Internet on off

I’m able to use the Internet thanks to my good friend Mark, proprietor of the Hotel des Consuls here in Castelnau de Montmiral. However I’ve lots to do here, part business, part fun and games 😀   Of the latter, Castelnau de Montmiral is being prepared for a 4 night music festival starting tonight with … Read more

Castel de Brames

Thinking about life after lockdown, I strongly recommend you visit Castel de Brames.

Castel de Brames

For the rarest of fine wines, Castel de Brames.

61 x 915 cm (24″ x 36″), available, price on request.

If you can’t get there try visiting my upgraded website page
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Castel de Brames unique among the unique.
Rarest of fine wines
Castel de Brames, a detail


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Café anyone? First day of spring here today or so I’m told. A painting, the design being based upon a scene I sketched outside the Cafe des Sports, Gaillac. Clouds or no clouds, it’s good light for designing a painting, one of my ‘Café Culture’ series. Like to take a break? Thinking vacation? ‘Executive Displacement … Read more

At Toulouse

Toulouse, lunch with Lily. I’ve written a bit more on my other blog and with other photos and on one of my two Facebook pages : https://artfrickers.com/blog/2020/06/24/toulouse-france/ I have to collect a major painting, on loan to Chateau de Saurs and have a variety of other ‘business’ and good friends to visit,  in this region where … Read more

Driving in France

Driving South in France yesterday from Brittany to Toulouse, no problems except a few ‘bouchon’. I passed Saint Emilion, one of my favourite places to paint. Saint Emilion is classified as ‘une Petite cité de caractère’ is also justifiably the most famous name for red wine. For those who wantDriving South in France yesterday from … Read more

Huge success !

Fin du festival des lanternes de Gaillac avec un record de 425.000 spectateurs   Le Musée “inVINcible VIGNEron” near #Gaillac, S W #France has my original 2 m painting [copyright still mine] on permanent display which inspired several of the Chinese artists. Visit, enjoy ! Discover The Port of Gaiilac 1863 painting and the story … Read more