How’s Your Intelligence?

Intelligence ?

Espionage, misinformation, fake news, tragedy, bungling by the British government, are all part of the story behind this little know dramatic frigates sea fight.

Frigates, Treasure Ships

“Frigates, Treasure Ships” 30 x 45 cm (12″ x 18″), £6,000.

A classic painting, a timeless subject, any reputable gallery should be delighted to offer you this painting for this price… a sound investment which you can buy direct from me, the artist.

As if that is not enough, this action this dramatic frigate action also caused Spain to enter the Napoleonic Wars as allied to France.

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Titanic’s palette

One of my palettes 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″),  as used while painting ‘The Titanic Twins”,
An amusement for you, something to ponder, ‘artist to artist’ 😀
Titanic, ‘Plymouth Harbour’, a palette
If you buy this extraordinary palette I’ll sign and verify this for you.
£ / , / U. S. $, 500.

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#Titanic‘s voyage was soon over, my two paintings sail on to become an addition to the brief life and long story, Titanic’s story.
Your Titanic “Plymouth Harbour” a palette offered for the first and only time, an investment opportunity of a life time.
Meticulously reproduced, this is the largest most prominent painting lost with the ‘Titanic’, a masterpiece commissioned by White Star Line.

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Mayflower Plymouth 31.08.2020

Mayflower Plymouth
This painting of Mayflower Plymouth, England has been chosen as a subject for new video being made in the U S A by Frank Muller.
The video to be a blend showing some of how this painting evolved.
Mayflower Plymouth
Mayflower Plymouth, near completed, 31.08.20

Painting available, 60 x 90 cm (23 5/8″ x 35 3/8″), £/€ or U S $, 5,000.

As I write this painting is now 98 % complete so another picture will follow on this one very soon.

 

THE Mayflower Plymouth, England, a new painting of one of the most famous and influential ships in all human history.
The location is Plymouth, England, carefully researched to show old Plymouth, as it was in September 1620.

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Job Satisfaction

Agapenor
“Gordon, My Father received his painting of Agapenor today and is absolutely delighted. Many thanks for sending it over. Kind Regards”
Agapenor
Agapenor at Bombay

 

“My father was a retired Chief Engineer with the Blue Funnel line and the ‘Agapenor’ was his first ship so it is lovely to see.
Agapenor a bridge detail

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Painting Présentation

Marine-Painting, cadre et présentation, being France, first a French lunch meaning from 12,00 to 17,00 !

The lunch being served by our hosts Philippe and Sylvie Bossis at their beautiful mansion.

Lunch starting in classical style with ‘nibbles’, little delicacies each with it’s own distinctive flavour.

 

Each and every delicious morcele  and this including the ‘Pain Surprise’ which is a bread with each layer made of sandwiches with a different filling.

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Hunt the Pickle

Should we have a > spot HMS Pickle < competition, she is there, ubiquitous as ever she was?
Under the radar ~ Mal Nicholson requested I show my “HMS Pickle’ paintings on his HMS Pickle Official site on Facebook; so here today are another two …
HMS Victory, Trafalgar
Trafalgar Dawn
I present “Trafalgar Dawn” : as seen and described by eye witnesses, from HMS Victory at 06.05, Monday, 21st October 1805.
The fine art print has in the margin a drawing of the scene and better still, every ship individually named.
The original is long since sold.
Trafalgar Dawn, French Perspective
To make a pair, I painted and have in print the opposite view as described from the French flag ship. That too included the elusive HMS Pickle France view so to speak.
Original available £18,000

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On this day

14 February 1998< a blast from the past>, a newspaper clipping, an amusement to share with you. The first truly International publicity my #art #painting received was on the >14 February 1998< via the prestigious shipping journal ⚓️ #Lloyds List International⚓️. The article prominently featured my now famous “Roaring Forties” [available as an awesome signed print from my web site] … Read more

Coastal Shipping

⚓️Today here in #Brittany is a day to be snugged down in a safe harbour…

Coastal shipping, Fowey
Coastal Shipping in a Gale

An appropriate painting for today, we have a heavy gale.

The forecast is the gale will build to storm force 10 tomorrow.

“Coastal Shipping in a Gale” [20″ x 32″] was a #painting made from an oil sketch I still have, made during the gale at #Fowey#Cornwall.

Painted in the sheltering the ruins of Polruan block house.

Coastal Shipping in a Gale, a detail

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