1788 and a mystery

The French ‘Lapérouse Expedition’ vanished mysteriously in Oceania in 1788.

Their last European contact was with the British ‘First Fleet’ at Botany Bay, #Australia.

Laperouse entering Botany Bay

Added to this web site, a splendid 2000 ish word read about “#Lapérouse The Count and the First Fleet” at Botany Bay a marine painting by Gordon Frickers measures 61 x 91 cm., 7.000, €, £ 6,200.

The first clues of the expeditions fate emerged 60 years later.

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Chateau de Lacroix 98%

98 % completed, “Chateau de Lacroix”, measuring 81 x 5 cms (32” x 23″), oils, available.

Chateau De Lacroix, near completed, 09.10.16
Chateau De Lacroix, near completed, 09.10.16

For the Gaillac exhibition, with www.ville-gaillac.fr/culture/saison-culturelle
Service Culture de la ville de Gaillac. 80 place d’Hautpoul. 05 63 81 20 19 • culture Gaillac
1 st to 30 December.
Discover more on http://artfrickers.com/gaillac/chateau-de-lacroix/ 

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Museum inVINcible VIGNEron opens this week

It is exciting to have started to mark out this painting which many people around Gaillac  having seen The Port Of Chester 1863 print or heard of my research think will be an important contribution to the region.  Port_of_Gaillac_IMG_0189.JPG_wp.JPG

How much more research will be needed to complete this design…? So far this picture you see being to emerge here has been 2 years and 70 hours inn the making and still many vital questions remain unanswered.

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LES QUAIS DE GAILLAC – Avez-vous des informations ?

Nous faisons des recherches sur le quai de Gaillac dans le but d’être peint pour le montrer à l’époque de sa plus grande activité et notoriété. Ces recherches sont lancées par l’artiste peintre Gordon Frickers.  Gaillac_Quai_IMG_4467_d.JPG

Si vous avez des informations sur le quai de Gaillac durant la période du 19e siècle, écrites ou imagées, merci de contacter Mr Gordon Frickers, artiste peintre à : asso.cvv@nullorange.fr ou (Mr Elzinga).

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