B I’s Uganda

‘Uganda’ as painted here 5 was the British Hospital ship during the Falklands war.

Uganda at Falmouth
50 x 76 cm (20″ x 30″) and sold.
Further reading page updated :  You see her as I painted Uganda having seen her enter Falmouth to lay up.

Frickers paintings have been and are the choice of many distinguished people and renowned companies as indicated by his unusual resumée.

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The Last Buccaneer


Anson, The Last Buccaneer  George Anson’s HMS Centurion captured the largest treasure ever taken at sea. 50 x 81 cm (20″ x 32″), original Sold by the Chester gallery of A E Dutton & Sons. An earlier Frickers painting (sold 1991) and one with a very strong story. The website page is https://www.frickers.co.uk/…/centurion-commodore…/ Anson’s adventures, … Read more

Painting completed?

“The White Ship”, completed?

The White Ship
48 x 61 cm (19″ x 24″), available £/€ 1150.00
John Constable said “every painting should be an experiment”, this one certainly is exactly that, experimental.
I’ve previously shown the progress with this painting here on the 27.02.2021 and again 02 March, review, enjoy.
The website page is for ‘The White Ship” is : https://www.frickers.co.uk/art/marine-art/ports/charlestown/

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Nelson’s Frigates?

"Nelson, his Frigates"

“Nelson’s Frigates” is a likely to be titled for this as yet unfinished new painting in progress.

"Nelson, his Frigates"
“Nelson’s Frigates”

53 x 91.5 cm (21″ x 36″)  “Nelson’s Frigates”.

New, unfinished painting is reproduced here especially for those of you who like to see the painting progress, getting there though 🎨 .
Go for it as Nelson would have done, it’s available offers considered in any currency !

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Nelson’s Frigates

was first shown 🎈on 22 March and again as it progressed on April 7 th.
All the main elements, the idea, composition, colours, tones, are now in place.
Soon it will be ready for colour detailing then a final balancing of tones and colours.
What will it be worth? You tell me !

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In response to ‘”Rainbow Lightning Elk

Definitely a Playboy!” on Facebook 17.03.2021,

Gordon Frickers, artist, sailor,

Rainbow Lightning Elk hey that’s a good one, wot ? a playboy? Me? 🥴

I’ve never had a fraction of the money needed to be a “playboy”.

My spirit might be willing, 😶 my bank balance not so 😄 !

⚓️Besides which, there are better ways of discovering, experiencing, enjoying, for filling one’s life than being a mere ‘Playboy’ or ‘Good Time Girl’.

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Yet again the topic of slavery crossed my path today so permit me to share my response with you please.
Let us put the record straight and be proud of the British record on slavery.
The British have an awesome record regarding slavery.
Author Peter Goodwin, G Frickers, HM Sloop Racehorse.
The video gives some worthwhile balance to the topic.
“American Reacts to “The British Crusade Against Slavery” : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsoCYnLnFVc
You did not know about the British and slavery?
You are in good company.

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Arctic Convoy to Murmansk, “PQ 13, Frozen Fury”

News about my historic painting “PQ 13, Frozen Fury” as used on the front cover of the book of the same name :
40 x 50 cm (16″ x 20″), £ 1.000, offers to me please, commissioned by an eyewitness and survivor of PQ 13, Mr. H. Mills.
I’m advised by a descendant, this very unique painting is be offered for sale and have been asked to act as the owner’s agent 😶.
He is asking £ 1.000, offers to me please, thank you :
PQ 13 Frozen Fury with original frame

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What is Leadership?
There are to many books and videos on this subject, many misleading.
Nelson’s Column
Most of those about Nelson fail despite frequent references to his leadership, to explain why Nelson was a great leader and how his character was moulded.
This painting, one of my ‘Nelson and Trafalgar’ series has never been pubilcly exhibited, a great opportunity for someone.

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