Gordon Frickers Paintings Home Page.

Gordon Frickers marine paintings, by invitation created the first ever one man show of 35 maritime paintings (May 2011) at the European Parliament.

Gordon Frickers
Gordon Frickers in his Brittany studio.

Gordon Frickers :

This home page offers you for free your opportunity to explore and be inspired by this amazing site.

On this ‘homepage’ you have links to Gordon Frickers varied projects, prints and pictures for sale.

Famous Maritime Paintings
Golden Globe Race, original marine painting commissioned by Robin Knox-Johnston, Roaring Forties, available as a superb quality print co-signed by Sir Robin.

Gordon Frickers has and does produce paintings that have become world famous.

“I set out to be the best painter I can be, to entertain, inform and inspire, to try to leave the world a slightly better place, benefit, enjoy”.

Gordon Frickers

“I’d love another Frickers painting.”

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston who ordered two more.
Famous marine paintings
Commissioned by Sir Robin Knox Johnston, the renowned maritime painting, “Roaring Forties”

Robin commissioned and I produced ‘concept sketches’ to design this famous, iconic painting.

“Our efforts with the painting were highly successful”.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, seaman and living legend, talking about “Roaring Forties” .

Many distinguished people and renowned companies chose Frickers paintings as you can discover by reading my illustrated résumée.

Gordon Frickers by invitation created a one man show of 35 paintings (May 2011) at the European Parliament, Brussels, an impressive addition to his list of exhibitions in other prestigious venues in Britain and Europe.

Gorren Haven, Cornwall, England
Hyperlink > Gorran Haven, Cornwall, maritime paintings

33 x 23 cm (9″ x 13″) £550 (about €650).

Painting on location at Gorran Haven, Cornwall, watercolours, available.

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Titanic Plymouth
Hyperlink > Titanic’s “Plymouth Harbour“.

Titanic’s Plymouth Harbour, 172 x 80 cm (67½” x 31½”), £9,875 (about €12,000).

This grand Titanic painting is magnificently, meticulously reproduced, full size, using similar materials and is correct to the last wave top and seagull…

Francis Drake paintings
Drake in the Wake of Magellan.

Hyperlink > Golden Hind, Francis Drake.

Drake in the Wake of Magellan, 81 x 50 cm (32″ x 20″), 5,350 £.

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Surfing painting
Surfing hyperlink > surfing paintings.

30 x 45 cm  (12″ x 18″) available, £750 (about €890).

Painting from location studies created on the ‘silver beach’ of Mimizan on the Cote de Land, France, an unmissable place for surfing and board sports enthusiasts.

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Frickers fine paintings

Titanic, paintings
Hyperlink < Titanic at Speed, a glorious painting of the world’s most famous ship, for sale

40.5 x 61 cm  (16″ x 24″), 1,000 £., available.

Titanic, ‘Titanic at Speed’, painting the world’s most famous ship.

This fine painting (available) splendidly represents the spirit of Titanic, optimism, confidence, grandeur.

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Maritime painting, drake, Golden Hind
Drake’s Passage

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Cape Horn Maritime paintings
Drake off Cape Horn

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Prince Philip, sailor, Painting
Cowes Week and Prince Phillip‘, see more via  the hyperlink to Yachts and Superyachts Series.

"Prince Philip Yachting", a marine painting by Gordon Frickers, 91 x 61 cm (36" x 24"), for sale, available, offers from £10,000 (about €12,000).

As it happened, painted from experiences on the location.

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Oracle, Admiral's Cup Yacht.
Admiral’ Cup Yachts, Oracle leading.

50.5 x 81 cm (20″ x 32″) Available, 900 £, oils on canvas, ‘Oracle Leads the British Team’.

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Many distinguished people and renowned companies have chosen Frickers paintings as you can discover by reading my illustrated résumée.

Steam train paintings
Flying Scotsman & Brunel’s famous bridge.

Hyperlink > Flying Scotsman painting

Flying Scotsman original painting 91 x 51 cm (20″ x 36″), available £2,257, by Gordon Frickers.

PRINTS, signed, numbered on canvas for the look and feel of the original painting,

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Standard size print of “Flying Scotsman and Brunel’s Bridge
image size: 50 x 26 cm (19½” x 10″).

Plymouth paintings
Hyperlink > Emigration, Plymouth, Emigration Plymouth The Depot / Hostel.

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a reconstruction meticulously researched as only an artist very familiar with Plymouth can do..

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) available, £ 11,775 purchase Now with Paypal, by bank to bank or by arrangement with Gordon Frickers, in easy instalments.

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“You have a front seat in real history” as one friend put it on Linkedin, the only accurate painting of the formally famous, best in Britain,  Plymouth emigration depot.

"Hermione, Surprise !", 120 x 75 cm (47" x 29½"), £3,775 (about €4,500).


Hermione paintings, the frigate of Lafayette, the frigate of Liberty !

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Payments for commissions are usually made in 3 easy instalments, for other arrangements contact Gordon Frickers.

Type 23 frigate
Frigate, HMS Somerset, Type 23

Available, 35 x 18 cm (14” x 7”) £ 600., watercolour, >yours now £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now< via Paypal, in any currency, or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

Britannia, maritime paintings
Royal Yachts Britannia (1893), RY Britannia (1893) 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″) original sold, one PRINT remains available.

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Payments for commissions are usually made in 3 easy instalments, for other arrangements contact Gordon Frickers.

Looking for the best in marine art?

Tectona
Tectona off Bolt Head, Devon. 61 x 40 cm

Available, £ 850., >yours now £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now< via Paypal, in any currency, orin instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

Looking for the best? You have found it here.

'Sarafsa' maritime paintings, superyachts
‘Sarafsa’ superyacht built in secrecy , Superyacht Sarafsa departing Plymouth

The Royal Devonport Dockyard Commissioned this 89 x 61 (36″ x 24″) painting while building the Superyacht Sarafsa.

The Mayflower
Hyperlink > Mayflower Plymouth England 1620.

60 x 90 cm (23 5/8″ x 35 3/8″), available offers from 3,000.

Two for the price of one! THE Mayflower and old Plymouth.

Mayflower, ship, maritime paintings
The Mayflower departing from Plymouth Sound, Hyperlink > Mayflower off Rame Head, Plymouth.

63 x 40 cm (15 3/4″ x 25 3/4″) For sale, available, offers from  £ 1,450 

The Mayflower of 1620 has to be one of the most influential ships in all human history.

Mayflower truly represents the best of the British and American idealism, courage and sense of adventure.

Rolex Swan European Yachting World Race, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″) one of the Yachts and Superyachts Series

Contact us, purchase bank to bank or with your credit card via Paypal, if it suits you better, pay in easy stages.

Gordon Frickers :

This home page freely offers you your opportunity to explore and be inspired by this amazing site.

On this ‘homepage’ you have links to Gordon Frickers varied projects, prints and pictures for sale.

Racehorse, young Nelson, maritime paintings
H M Sloop Racehorse, Hyperlink to > HMS Racehorse (Nelson & Trafalgar Collection).

The young Nelson gained invaluable experience as a volunteer during this Artic exploration voyage.

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″), painted to illustrate risks of life at sea for the book ‘Nelson’s Arctic Voyage’ by Peter Goodwin.

Many distinguished people and renowned companies have chosen Frickers paintings as you can discover by reading my illustrated résumée.

One YouTube the much acclaimed video by Drachinifel uses 7 of my Nelson and Trafalgar series of paintings (copyrights granted) https://www.google.com/search?q=Battle+of+Trafalgar+part+4+YouTube&rlz=1C1GCEA_enFR909FR909&oq=Battle+of+Trafalgar+part+4+YouTube&gs_lcrp=EgZjaHJvbWUyBggAEEUYOTIGCAEQRRhB0gEKMTkzMzRqMGoxNagCALACAA&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#fpstate=ive&vld=cid:c84c4fa7,vid:dvbHcV7ZKzs,st:0
Whitbread race maritime paintings
First Race First Victory, ‘Yamaha’, Whitbread circumnavigation

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″)  Available as exhibited at the European Parliament.

What is a ‘Concept Sketch’?

‘Trun’ hyperlink > concept sketches

This is a ‘concept sketch’, these are often produced when discussing a possible painting commission to clarify ideas, a concept sketch can be anything from a ‘doodle’ to a near finished drawing.

Spirit of Mystery

Pete Goss maritime paintings
Hyperlink | Spirit of Mystery in the Great Southern Ocean.

121 x 76 cm (48″ x 30″), commissioned by Pete Goss, owner of Spirit of Mystery.

Commissioned by Pete Goss to commemorate his epic voyage to Australia, sold.

Available as an awesome print from our PRINT PAGE.

Cunard’s famous Mauretania, fastest liner of her day

Mauretania paintings
Mauretania, maiden departure from Liverpool, Hyperlink > Mauretania: Commissioned, sold. Available as a print, only 5 remain unsold from our PRINTS PAGE.

Hyperlink > Mauretania 76 x 53 (30″ x 20″) : Commissioned, sold. Available as a print, only 5 remain unsold from our PRINTS PAGE.

Norway departing Miami

‘Norway departing Miami’ (SOLD to a former crew member.)

61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″), painted after seeing this majestic sight for myself.

“Gordon’s marine art here demonstrates, he has studied his subject extensively, over the years Gordon Frickers has deepened his affinity for ships, painted many, sail with some of the last British seamen to work cargo without engines, become a professional ship wright, and sailed on what was then the world’s oldest square rigger ‘Maria Asumpta”.

Nick Bonham, former director, Bonhams of Knightsbridge, London

Nautor Swan Yacht Racing

Nautor Swans
Nautor Swan Yachts racing off the Isle of Wight

20″ x 32″ available, make me an offer I can’t refuse and I’ll not refuse; one of the Yachts and Superyachts Series.

HMS Pickle

Trafalgar series maritime paintings
Hyperlink to > The Nelson and Trafalgar Series /  Collection.  

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″) this famous painting “I Have Urgent Dispatches” is widely considered the definitive painting of ‘HMS Pickle’ and appears in many books.

Also available as a super quality fine art  print, numbered, signed from our ‘Prints’ page

Marine prints
Hyperlink to > Shipping, Professional.

Rajula was a classic long lives & very popular ship.

Print on canvas with an example of my “exquisite” remarque drawings, an extra that related to the subject and enhances the margin of the print.

This painting “Rajula at Madras” sold to a private collector with a B I connection, is available as a beautiful, popular fine art PRINT and much of her history is written up on her page on this website.

Waterwitch maritime painting
Hyperlink to > Merchant Sail Collection <  * This picture, available as a fine print.

A classic painting, a best selling print,  “Waterwitch off Gribben Head” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art print.

‘Waterwitch’ was the last working engineless British Square Rigger.

The long, adventurous and sometimes glorious story of British Merchant sail ended with the final voyage of the sturdy ‘Waterwitch’.

L'Hermione
Hyperlink > L’Hermione frégate

762 x 1219 cm (30″ x 48″), available offers from £15000.

S S Kenya, Maiden Arrival, Mombassa
British India Sunday, Mombasa, Hyperlink to > British India Steam Navigation Co. Collection <

An historic day recorded, a unique event, “B I Sunday” (SOLD) is available as a beautiful fine art PRINT.

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction for the son or a B I captain.

Chester
Hyperlink > Port of Chester 1863

76 x 1520 cm (2′ 6″ x 5′) 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″)

This very fine painting is so thoroughly researched I could write a book about The Port of Chester.

SOLD to a private collector, a few prints available via our ‘PRINTS’ page.

H M S Ark Royal
Ark Royal, the most famous aircraft carrier of her age, tugged to her last berth to be broken up.

A rare Gordon Frickers watercolour, for sale.

The Port of Gaillac 1863

Created for and sold to the museum ‘Invincible Vigneron’ near Gaillac.

Hyperlink to > Ports and Coastal <

This painting  is ‘The Port of Gaillac 1863‘,  2000 x 1000 cm (39.5″ x78.5″).

The research took me to many archives and private collections in S W France.

Sold to the Wine Museum at Broze near Gaillac

October Evening Port of Charlestown, Cornwall
October Evening Port of Charlestown, Cornwall

Sold to a Dutch collector, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″),  available as a delightful PRINT to own, “Port of Charlestown, October Evening”  on canvas, a beautiful fine art print, signed, numbered limited edition.

One of the ‘Ports’ Series.

Charlestown
Hyperlink > The White Ship, Charlestown

41 x 61 cm (20″ x 24″) For sale, available

One of the ‘Ports’ Series.

Trafalgar dispatch
Hyperlink > Trafalgar Messenger

50 x 64 cm, (19 3/4″ x 20″) Available £/€ 4,500. ‘Nelson and Trafalgar Paintings’.

Commissioned by Pete Goss to commemorate his epic voyage to Australia

76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) deigned by interviewing Pete Goss.

Hyperlink to > Sunflowers and Vines, a landscape near Gaillac Discover our sister website  www.artfrickers.com <

Discover more by using the hyperlinks and ‘Further Reading” pages.

Discover this very versatile artist, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée.

‘First Shots’, Trafalgar, Nelson and Trafalgar Series.

Available,  76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction which included included my visiting the ship frequently as ‘Official Artist for The Trafalgar 200 commemoration preparations, reading extensively and building scale models.

Looking for the new masters of the 21 st century, the very best in modern painting investments?

You have found one here, Gordon Frickers.

Laperouse entering Botany Bay” :

Available, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″), this is THE only painting that shows with reasonable accuracy the actual appearance of the famous  Laperouse ships, painted because I though that the ships and men deserved this.

Trafalgar Dawn an awesome, memorable sight as seen from HMS Victory at 06.05, Monday 21st October 1805 : the margin sketch names all ships in order, of the Napoleon’s Fleet.

30.5 x 122 cm (12″ x 48″)

Sold, available as an awesome fine art print from our ‘Prints’ page.

Cable Ship Nexus on the Mersey

Painted by command for British Telecom as a gift for the refit company.

HMS Maidstone and ‘Lion’

61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″), sold, my private client wanted a frigate action but one that was less well known.

Try our various Hyperlinks to the  ‘Further Reading’ pages on this site, a veritable archive, enjoy.

Submarine Unique
Moonlight Patrol, H M Submarine :  8″ x 10″ commissioned, Sold.

‘A Dispute Settled’ 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″) a meticulously researched reconstruction. a private commission, thus Sold so now a family heirloom passing from Father to son.

Order easily, safely, £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now via Paypal, in any currency or in instalments by arrangement contact us, it’s an investment.

Payments for commissions are usually made in 3 easy instalments, for other arrangements contact Gordon Frickers.

Coaster, morning mist,
Outward bound coaster, morning mist, Port of Par, S. Cornwall.

dimensions , For sale, available, offers from £ 500.

Order easily, safely, £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now via Paypal, in any currency or in instalments by arrangement contact us, it’s an investment.

Payments for commissions are usually made in 3 easy instalments, for other arrangements contact Gordon Frickers.

Netherlands Navy

Zeven Provincien
Zeven Provincien (Sold) available as a fine art best quality print, edition limited and signed, see our ‘Prints’ page to purchase your copy.

Zeven Provincien

Zeven Provincien, a detail

Dutch Fleet
The Dutch Fleet (Sold)

Professional artists 

Professional artists are special in different ways, Gordon Frickers brings us a unique blend of qualities that have made the marine art of Gordon Frickers famous, outstanding, highly collectable.

Ship entering Plymouth
Hyperlink > Maria Asumpta entering Plymouth

Sold, 61 x 91.5 cm (24″ x 36″).

My ‘old ship’, the first square rigger I sailed.

Hyperlink > Uganda at Falmouth to lay up

Gordon Frickers

Many distinguished people and renowned companies have chosen Frickers paintings as you can discover by reading my illustrated résumée.

He utilises two styles of painting melded with an understanding solidly built upon very remarkable experience, gifts and skills, many paintings are produce ‘plien aire’ and his historical reconstructions are particularly noted.

Gordon Frickers has very unusual eyesight and colour experience, a rich colour experience in common with some of the greatest past masters, Degas, Monet, others.

With his special colour vision  Frickers brings distinctive qualities to his painting.

To discover :

why this artist is so admired, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée 

With Capt. Simkins at Barra
With Captain John A. B. Simkins, M. D. of Calmac, at Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Frickers paintings are marks of our achievement as a people.”

Brian Simpson MEP, chairman of the European Parliament Transport and Tourism Committee (2011 to 2014).

Swan Yachts entering the Solent, 76 x 1001 cm ( 30″ x 40″), sold.

One of the Yachts and Superyachts Series

  1. * One of the very few artists invited to exhibit at the European Parliament, the only Marine Artist invited.
  2. * The only ‘Official Artist’ in the long history of HMS Victory. I was commissioned (1994 to 1998) in preparation for the 2005 bicentenary anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar
  3. * You can discover much more on the cv/ résumée
  4. * Unusual among living painters, Gordon Frickers is credited with a number of paintings that have become famous
  5. * a professionally trained mariner, shipwright and boat builder.
  6. * a name you rarely see at auctions because Gordon Frickers paintings tend to become treasures, personal and of companies.
Last Arrival, Ferreira, ex Cutty Sark

Hyperlink > Last Arrival, Ferreiria ex Cutty Sark, 24 x 36″, sold.

To make a purchase :

the easiest way is bank to bank, ask for details, or using PayPal via the Purchase Page,  (see Terms).

Liverpool paintings
Talthybius, Liverpool 50 x 40 cm (20″x 16″) sold to a private collector.

By arrangement, purchases can be in instalments.

Royal Yacht Britannia paintings
Royal Yacht Britannia at Cowes Week 76 x 50 cm (30″ x 20″) sold to a private collector in Cornwall.
Brig Paintings
Two Brigs in a Gale 76 x 50 cm (30″ x 20″) painted 1998 for a sail training charity, whereabouts of the painting now unknown.
RNLI paintings
RNLI City of Plymouth 91 x 61 (36″ x 24″) painted approximately 1990, presented as a gift to Plymouth RNLI.

Contact Us

WhatsApp, Telegram.com or Facebook Messenger to  ‘gordonfrickers’

Mobile : + 33 (0) 6 10 66 19 26, Landline : + 33 (0) 9 79 01 93 20
E : artistfrickers at gmail.com

Email : artistfrickersatgmail.com : note, the ‘at’ is to fool robots and should be replaced with @ : if it arrives I always reply.

Websites: www.frickers.co.uk (marine & aviation)
& www.artfrickers.com (landscapes & portraits)

Discover this fine artist, visit Gordon Frickers  cv/ résumée

Why didn’t you tell me you painted the iconic “Roaring Forties?”

Dick Durham, editor, Yachting Monthly.

“At last I’ve met the famous Marine artist Gordon Frickers”.

Alan Warren of Yachting World at the Monaco Yacht Show Sept. 2009.

“I got exactly the painting I had hoped for”.

Pete Goss (OBE & Legion d’Honore) writing recently wrote

“I think you are a great artist.”

Charles, Count de Noblet d’Anglure.
Anson
Hyperlink > The Last Buccaneer

50 x 81 cm (20″ x 32″), original Sold by the Chester Gallery A E Dutton & Sons. 

Royal Yacht Britannia paintings
Royal Yacht Britannia at Plymouth for Drake 400.
Commissioned for the member’s lounge, Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club.

A calling :

“I set out to be the best painter I can be, to entertain, inform and inspire, to try to leave the world a slightly better place, benefit, enjoy”.

Gordon Frickers

You can discover Gordon Frickers landscape painting on www.artfrickers.com.

Many distinguished people and renowned companies have chosen Frickers paintings as you can discover by reading my illustrated résumée.

Gordon Frickers is one of the very few artists invited to created a one man show of (35) paintings (May 2011) at the European Parliament, Brussels.

Contact Us

WhatsApp, Telegram.com or Facebook Messenger to  ‘gordonfrickers’

Mobile : + 33 (0) 6 10 66 19 26, Landline : + 33 (0) 9 79 01 93 20
E : artistfrickers at gmail.com

Email : artistfrickersatgmail.com : note, the ‘at’ is to fool robots and should be replaced with @ : if it arrives I always reply.

Websites: www.frickers.co.uk (marine & aviation)
& www.artfrickers.com (landscapes & portraits)

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