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
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.
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.
Wind of change funny how HMG which has neglected British shipping for decades suddenly sees #shipsworld is vital? Took #Corvid19uk to wake them. Mr Raab : Government will issue detailed advice on maintaining the flow of goods, while protecting staff working on shipping routes. “Wind of Change“, a fine sea #painting yours for £1,500, 51 … Read more
⚓️Today here in #Brittany is a day to be snugged down in a safe harbour…
An appropriate painting for today, we have a heavy gale.
The forecast is the gale will build to storm force 10 tomorrow.
Painted in the sheltering the ruins of Polruan block house.
Posted today with one difference, to Baron B Hicken in the USA, a beautiful “Port of #Chester 1863” signed, numbered fine art print, [from £157.00 inc P&P] sent as I always do, insured, traceable.
This particular print has by request of Baron Hicken, a remarque drawing in the margin to enhance the print with the artist’s original touch so I hope you like this mini drawing.
The difference this time was the print on the advice of La Poste staff at Redon, went in a box not the usual tube.
They had said that would be more economic as La Poste doesn’t like tubes.
The cost was the same … ‘tant piss‘ as we say in France, meaning never mind however I like the way it sounds in English so share the phrase with you !
“Uganda” hospital ship, after the Falkland’s War. This marine painting measures 50 x 76 cm (20″ x 30″), oils, sold. The very last B I ship … British India Steam Navigation Company, at one time the largest merchant fleet in the world and much loved by all ranks and passengers. Inspired ? by Graham Dines on … Read more
1922, HMS VICTORY was this week, having been rammed afloat, hastily moved into No 2 Dock, Portsmouth to be preserved for the nation. My ‘Nelson & Trafalgar Collection’ was commissioned to help raise funds for Victory and R N Museum Portsmouth. The collection still remains never publicly exhibited, most of the paintings available. … Read more