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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Love Schooners ?

Painting schooners is always a pleasure for me, more so in this instance.
The beautiful working Schooners Racing, Rhoda Mary and Katie Clewett commissioned by Frank Trebilcock, a descendant of the families who built the three renowned vessels two schooners and a sloop.
This painting is now owned with pride by his son and definitely not for sale although fine art prints are still available.

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with your credit card here via Paypal, in any currency, including £ / , / U. S. $, or for easy bank to bank see the Payments page; or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

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Corvid 19 and post

Good news to entertain, inform & inspire and heart warming feed back from the U S A to share with you.

I can again send prints and paintings as the postal and courier services gradually get back to something resembling normal service.

‘Roaring Forties’ as framed.

 

I received :

” I wanted to share with you the inspiration your painting has given to me.

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Hervé Boitel

Artist to artist, I have the great pleasure of staying with my friend Hervé Boitel, next time I will be painting. An idyllic setting in a deep and wooded valley at Cassanis, Gaillacois Tarn in S W France, eating and drinking well together wide ranging conversations with my widely read intellectual, poetic friend, his family … Read more

Mayflower400, Plymouth.

Mayflower400, Plymouth, >progress< with a new meticulously researched painting. Painting on speculation, 61 x 91 cm [24″ x 26″], available, £5,000 a bargain as any good gallery should be delighted to show this painting. Discover more on my web site page ‘Plymouth, Mayflower‘ Mayflower400 [2020] is billed to be the biggest anniversary celebrations in the … Read more

At Toulouse

Toulouse, lunch with Lily. I’ve written a bit more on my other blog and with other photos and on one of my two Facebook pages : https://artfrickers.com/blog/2020/06/24/toulouse-france/ I have to collect a major painting, on loan to Chateau de Saurs and have a variety of other ‘business’ and good friends to visit,  in this region where … Read more

Halifax

A very unexpected message Re: Halifax DK170 Hello mr Frickers, Today, exactly 77 years after it crashed, we found the crash site of Halifax DK170 of wich you made such a nice painting!! Can we get in touch!! The #painting, 50 x 66 cm (20″ x 30″),was commissioned by the late Mr.John Loban, formerly Flight … Read more

Black Lives Matter?

Drake and slavery

Knocking down statues has become the ‘in’ thing among part of our population.

Now- Wow we have a proposal to knock off Sir Francis Drake, remove his statue from Plymouth Hoe.

'Golden Hinde'
Drake’s ‘Golden Hinde’

If you disagree I suggest you sign the petition to keep the statue on site in place.

https://www.change.org/p/1000-save-drake-statue/psf/promote_or_share

We might as well knock down the Pyramids as they were allegedly built by slave labour.

Such vandalism would be bad for tourism !

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