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View from My Balcony La Motte

Fred Yates was very prolific in his last years at La Motte Chalancon. His house at the end of Grande Rue had a garden with a fantastic outlook to the mountains. It was a scene that Fred would paint on … Continue reading

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Fred Yates in La Motte-Chalancon

Fred Yates spent the last (very productive) years of his life in the mountains at La Motte-Chalancon, a picturesque medieval village in the Drome department in southeastern France. These were some of Yates’ most productive and expressive years and his … Continue reading

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Fred Yates Portrait Sketches from 1997

Hi FYG was recently contacted by Mozaffar Qizilbash who told us that he was lucky enough to meet Fred Yates painting at St Ives, Cornwall back in 1997. Fred was painting ‘En Plein Air’ overlooking the sweep of the bay … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Hi and a Happy New Year from FredYatesGallery to you all! Do visit us regularly throughout the year for any news or updates regarding the magical and colourful world of Fred Yates. Do also  get in touch if you require … Continue reading

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Original Fred Yates Paintings For Sale

Are you looking to buy your first original Fred Yates painting or maybe you would like to add to your Fred Yates collection. At FYG we pride ourselves in the research and study we carry out into the life and … Continue reading

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Fred Yates Marazion Castle House original oil on canvas

Whilst based in Marazion Fred Yates lived at Hazel Cottage on Fore St. This archetypal little cottage was ideally placed just a stones throw from the glorious sea front and harbour with the spectacular St Michaels Mount completing the idyllic … Continue reading

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Fred Yates Exhibition Galerie Eric Franck Jun – Sep 1984

In 1984 Fred Yates was invited to exhibit at the Galerie Eric Franck in Geneva Switzerland. The exhibition ran from Jun 28th – September 17th. It was an important moment for Yates to be offered this international one man show. … Continue reading

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Fred Yates Castle Oil Painting featured on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow from Cardiff

Fred Yates has once again featured on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow. The program which was filmed at Cardiff Castle featured a large oil painting depicting the castle itself. In 1970 Fred Yates embarked on a tour of Wales with the … Continue reading

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Gurnick St Mousehole Watercolour

Newly reframed and conserved this lovely probably St Just period Fred Yates watercolour of the terraced houses in Gurnick Street Mousehole is a lovely example of Fred’s eye for detail and great perspective. A favourite scene at FYG having often … Continue reading

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Paintings by Fred Yates, Fowey’s ‘happy Lowry’, for sale at Sherborne auction

A small collection of oil paintings by Fred Yates went under the hammer at Charterhouse auction of pictures, books and maps on Thurs 27th July. Director Richard Bromell said: “The paintings had quite an interesting provenance, as the owner bought Fred Yates’s … Continue reading

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