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 sat here looking out to sea. Trademark figures and lovely yet subdued colour create a fantastic Cornish work.

fred yates gurnick st mousehole
Fred Yates Figures in Gurnick St


gurnick street mousehole

Gurnick Street Mousehole


check out the work at our Sponsors Orangehat Contemporary


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 cottage in Fowey back in the early 1980’s”.

Fred’s own distinctive painting style, often with thick paint squeezed straight from the tube in vibrant colours, ensures his artwork continues to be admired by collectors and museums.

fowey chapel and figures

Fowey Chapel with Figures

The Fowey Chapel with Figures oil on board pictured sold for £5952 including premium.

For the full article follow the link below:


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fred Yates “C’est Votre Passion Monsieur!”

Published in October 2007 by White Lane Press and written by Francis Mallett “C’est Votre Passion Monsieur!” is the only book dedicated to Fred Yates. Chronicling Yates’ time in France this great little book pieces together the artists thoughts and feelings as he travels between locations exploring his art. With 112 pages packed with 70 full colour illustrations and providing a fantastic insight into the World of Fred Yates “C’est Votre Passion Monsieur!” is a must for the Fred Yates enthusiast.

cest votre passion advert

You can secure your copy via this link buy Fred Yates “C’est Votre Passion Monsieur!”


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lostwithiel Visit

FYG has just returned from a fact finding visit to the lovely Cornish town of Lostwithiel.
Lostwithiel as a stannary town was once one of the most important in Cornwall. Today’s its importance is much reduced but it is a lovely welcoming and historic place to visit.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Fred Yates lived in Lostwithiel at a little cottage, No 15 The Moors just a stone’s throw from the river. Close by is Lostwithiel station and the rail bridge that carries main line trains heading down to Penzance.

Fred Yates painted many scenes in and around Lostwithiel – do check the main menu to see the updated Lostwithiel page.

Cheers FYG

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fred Yates Late Paintings by a Late Friend

A new exhibition of Fred Yates paintings will be held at Courcoux Contemporary Stockbridge from 16th – 18th June. Entitled “Late paintings by a Late Friend” the selling exhibition will feature thirty works including The Artist’s Garden Marazion (pictured)

fred yates flyer june 17 ii

Fred Yates – The Artists Garden Marazion

If you are in the Hampshire area or would like to travel do check with Courcoux for full details.



Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

St Just and Boswedden Cottage

Do check out St Just the new page added to FredYatesGallery about Fred Yates’ time living at Boswedden Cottage, Cape Cornwall near St Just. FYG visited the cottage in May 2016 and was invited in for a chat by the owner who bought the cottage directly from Fred. It is always fantastic to visit locations where Fred Yates lived and painted and cross check this with the original works created at the time and later from memory. What a thrill!

fred yates cottage near st just cornwall

Boswedden Cottage

There are always Fred Yates paintings for sale specially chosen by the FYG sponsor Orangehat Contemporary If you are looking to buy a Fred Yates original work, do visit the Orangehat Contemporary website. And if you have any interesting Fred Yates stories or ephemera – do please get in touch with FYG via the contact page.


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fred Yates oil painting featured on BBC Antiques Roadshow

On Sunday 23rd October Antiques Roadshow introduced by Fiona Bruce and filmed at the National Trust property at Baddesley Clinton near Solihull featured a lovely Fred Yates oil painting.

Dealer Philip Mould chatted with the owner about the history of the painting entitled The Nudist Colony Annual Dinner Dance. Discussing Fred Yates with reference to his contemporary L S Lowry and the sophistication of his work which is often overlooked by the establishment. The painting is a typical Fred Yates ‘funny’ full of the joy that the artist managed to squeeze from his paint tubes and onto his canvases. Fred Yates wanted his work to hang in all rooms of a house and would have been pleased that this one resided in the owner’s bathroom.

A valuation of £5000 – £6000 was Philip Mould’s estimate.




Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Buy A Fred Yates Original

If you are thinking about buying a Fred Yates original work do check out the FYG Fred Yates Paintings For Sale page where you can see a variety of Fred Yates Original paintings which are currently available from Orangehat Contemporary

There are always works not advertised so do get in touch via the contact page if there is something in particular that you are looking for.



Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fred Yates Selected Works Exhibition

An exhibition of selected works by Fred Yates will be showing at Whitespaceart Salcombe from Fri 23rd Sept – Fri 7th Oct.


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fred Yates Gallery on Twitter

You can now follow FredYatesGallery on Twitter. Keep up to date with the Wonderful and Colourful World of Fred Yates by following @fredyatesgaller. FredYatesGallery will be tweeting photos, paintings and any Fred Yates related ephemera that comes to FYG’s attention. If You have anything that you think fits the bill then do please contact us.


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment