Also sometimes called “The Last Buccaneer”, “The Great Pirate” was the name the Chinese called HMS Centurion. Centurion captured the richest prize of all time and so much treasure it took 27 wagons to move it to the Bank of England. In fact Centurion was not a pirate, she was a royal ship under orders … Read more
‘Plymouth, The Mayflower’, painting progress. How may differences can you see between the graphite drawing made on an A 2 sheet of paper and the painting on a canvas 61 x 91 cm [24″ x 26″] as The Mayflower on the full sizes canvas is evolving? Even now it’s not 100 % spot on, near … Read more
Newly completed, ‘Samuel Plimsoll at Plymouth’. This #painting is miniature so very rare being from the hand of Gordon Frickers, so you may be seeing the painting larger than life as it measures a petite 19.6 x 24.8 cm (7¾” x 9¾”). A commission [therefore sold] this study was inspired by my painting “Plymouth, Emigration”. … Read more
By a curios coincidence, I have a second enquiry re my beautiful and now historic painting of the ‘Blue Funnel Line’ Agapenor, https://www.frickers.co.uk/art/landscape/archive/marine-art-archive/agapenor-a-blue-flue/ I have hesitated to answer because by curious co-incidence and although I painted this astern in 1996, this painting is under offer to a gentleman in Scotland. As I write the painting … Read more
Titanic at Speed, : ask people to name a ship, #Titanic is probably the most widely known ship name today. This #painting measures 38.5 x 48 cm (15 1/4″ x 19″), oil on board, yours for £1,500, an excellent investment for you. I’ve reworked this painting I made in 2012, it’s the only ‘Titanic’ painting I still have … Read more
A Day On Velsheda, a delightful message surprised me, a voice from an event now far astern.
I’ll share some of it here with you.
I hear that this painting has come up for sale on E Bay. ‘Kampla at Bombay’ was a commission I painted about 20 years astern. It’s replacement value would be £2,000 Being E Bay it could go for a fiver, a great investment for someone ! Discover more on my web site page [ https://www.frickers.co.uk/art/marine-art/shipping-for-the-professionals/the-british-india-collection/kampala-at-the-gateway-to-india-bombay/ … Read more
Busy days in my studio while working up > The ‘Titanic’ Twins < .
One for my client, the other for sale, possibly via an auctioneer who specialises in Titanic memorabilia; unless you get there first.