Hermione, what is she worth?

This new painting is for sale, care to make an offer??? Hermione, a French frigate  Hermoine_16.04.14_IMG_0417.JPG_d.JPG oils on canvas 762 x 1219 mm (30″ x 48″). Discover in the text below a fascinating and on going story…

In 1997, construction of a full size replica ship was started in Rochefort sur mer near la Rochelle on the Atlantic coast of France.

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Goss Voyage captured on Canvas



The result is a picture of ‘Spirit of Mystery’ revealed in a way no camera could offer, labouring in huge majestic waves with a dangerous cross sea, truly reminiscent of Pete’s voyage and that of the original crew, whose Captain Richard Nicholls wrote in their log on 6th March 1855: “A terrific gale of wind – heaviest so far experienced. Our gallant little boat rides the mountains of sea remarkably well.”

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The creative process, “Spirit of Mystery in the Southern Ocean”

The making of “Spirit of Mystery in the Southern Ocean”; a creative process. (the original sketch >)  S_of_M_made_onboard_with_PG__sketch__IMG_4570_wp.JPG

A painting for Pete Goss newly available as a Limited Edition signed print, price £ 147.00, framed, £294.00 inc P&P.

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Lapérouse ships, their true appearance & Botany bay:

Of Lapérouse, his ships, their arrival at Botany Bay…  It is Trafalgar Day and I’m working on a French ship???Laperouse_entering_Botany_Bay_IMG_5687.JPG_c.JPG_d.JPG

I varnished an ‘old friend’ today in preperation for its storage… “Lapérouse Entering Botany Bay” is not yet on my web site.

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