FYG has just returned from a visit to sunny Kernow. Whilst there I visited the cottage that Fred Yates lived in near St Just back in the late eighties. Amazingly FYG got invited in by the owner who bought the cottage from Fred when he sold it. All in all an exciting afternoon! More to follow…..
Please be aware that over the last 2 – 3 years there have been hundreds of terrible quality Fred Yates copies being sold on Ebay. Some of these are based on known genuine originals, while others bare little resemblance to a genuine Fred Yates painting. These worthless works are known as trappers. Often they are sold as in the manner of the artist, sometimes the vendors pretend to have a provenance. Make no mistake the vendors know that these paintings are NOT genuine works painted by Fred Yates. They are hoping that someone with little knowledge of the artist will take a chance that they have found a bargain. Ebay has little interest in whether a painting is genuine or not. DON’T WASTE YOUR HARD – EARNED MONEY.
FYG is currently working on material to create pages telling the story of Fred Yates’s time living in Fowey and Lostwithiel. Do check back here soon to see new developments. If you have any interesting stories or ephemera to share – do get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently showing Fred Yates The Last Paintings exhibition at John Martin Gallery in Mayfair.
St Michael’s Mount detail
The wonderful last paintings of Fred Yates – the culmination of over 50 years of a voyage of discovery into the art of painting.
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