Sir Robin Knox-Johnston: A Force of Nature (BBC TV) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVRbRBReYiY
Part of the inspiring story of a cool, real man, Robin Knox-Johnston.
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 !
There is as of today, a splendid summary, a new page, about this subject, ‘Last Arrival, https://www.frickers.co.uk/art/marine-art/merchant-sail/last-arrival/cutty-sark-last-arrival-further-reading/ Enjoy. Painting of ‘Ferreira’ and tug ‘Triton’ by Gordon Frickers measures 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″), oils, original sold This surfaced because of the post below by my good friend Marcus Aloof put on my … Read more
It is with the greatest sadness that it falls to me Ladies, and gentlemen, on behalf of his sister Jo and family; it is also my privileged honour, to announce we have lost Chris Fagg
Chris has gone from this the ‘cloud cuckoo land’ he often laughed about to what we hope is a better place.
My deepest sympathy goes to his surviving family especially his sister Jo, and to all his good friends. I wish you all long life.
The Port of Chester 1893′, was honoured with a civic reception in Chester.
The two main pages for this astonishing painting [a few copies still available price £157. inc registered post] have been revised and updated.