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Expert FREE Fred Yates values. We can help you to sell Fred Yates original artwork. We purchase original oil and watercolour paintings. Clients in the U.K. and worldwide regularly sell artwork to us. We offer a discreet, reliable service with swift payment avoiding 50% auction value fees taken between buyer and seller.

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Frederick Joseph Yates [1922-2008] – Biography 

He was born in Urmston in 1922 and studied at Bournemouth Art College (now Arts University Bournemouth). His brother was killed in the war which effected him greatly. He became a teacher on the South Coast.

In the late 1960’s he moved to Cornwall to become a full time painter with his first solo exhibition in Plymouth and London.

In the 1990’s he moved to France living at many addresses.

He died in 2008 and is buried in

He painted in a Naive style inspired by the Manchester Artist L.S.Lowry and aimed to paint the lives of ordinary people.

How did he sign his works?

Signs work : ‘FRED YATES’, ‘Fred J Yates’

Did he work in other media?

He worked in oil and watercolour.

Where did he Sell?

He sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions including the Artist’s Studio Sale – Paris and  the John Martin Gallery,

We have also seen London gallery labels and provenance from auction houses including Bonhams, Christies and Sothebys auctioneers.


Russell Coates Gallery in Bournemouth
Thompson’s Gallery
Reynolds Gallery in Plymouth
Brighton and Hove Art Gallery,
Liverpool University,
University of Warwick,
Torquay Art Gallery

Related artists :

Mary Fedden, Fred Cuming, L.S.Lowry and Edward Seago.

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Fred Yates, The School House by Fred Yates

Original Signed Oil.

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Fred Yates, Playing in the Park by Fred Yates

Original Signed Oil.