Painting nearing completion. Interesting ? compare with the previous photo of this painting posted 30.09.2021 ? Mayflower, no ship better represents the best of the British and American idealism, courage and sense of adventure. Available soon, 40.5 x 66 cm (16″ x 26″), £1,500, a good investment, a classic therefore timeless oil painting by Gordon … Read more
Mayflower is bearing away to the West … an unfinished painting so watch this space, Mayflower off Plymouth. Available soon, 40.5 x 66 cm (16″ x 26″), £1,500, A good investment, a classic therefore timeless oil painting by Gordon Frickers. Make your purchase > bank to bank or with your credit card Purchase Now < … Read more
Proper painting? Unfinished, a new addition to my ‘Nelson and Trafalgar’ series. Nearing completion, to see the progress you can compare this stage of the painting with my entry on the 20 th June ‘Nelson’s Frigates’ painting as yet unfinished is so called because briefly, very briefly, Nelson commanded all four frigates … I’ll give … Read more
I’m reminded by post on the ‘Battle of Trafalgar’ Facebook page by Hari Singh Shekhawat of my visit to Cape Trafalgar with two French colleagues as part of my research while ‘Official Artist’ to HMS #Victory during the preparations for Trafalgar 200.
For me it felt a bit eerie to gaze at the seaward horizon and think of the 21st of October 1805.
Today by reading a reference to the old USS Constitution sometimes called “Old Ironsides” I am reminded of HMS Victory, a ‘first rate ship of the line of battle’. After Trafalgar HMS Victory had 600 cannon balls removed from her hull all of which had failed to penetrate and not a single man on the … Read more
The most famous and arguable fastest of the elegant clipper ships. Here is my painting of ‘Ferreira’ and the tug ‘Triton’ of Falmouth; 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″), oils, original sold. Ferreira, the old ship having made her last commercial departure is arriving to be reborn. You too could own a painting of … Read more