(1875 - 1950)
Edwin Allsaints Gates was active/lived in Michigan. Edwin Gates is known for commercial art, marine and landscape painting, framing.
Biography Edwin Gates
Edwin Allsaints Gates (1875-1950)
Edwin A. Gates, a locally (Detroit area) and nationally known commercial artist, devoted practically his whole life to art, painting actively for 60 years. His mediums were oils, watercolors and pastels. Gates was a self-taught artist who began his career as a framer-joiner for the Willis Art shop in Detroit. He became interested in art as a boy and studied the great masters in museums without the aid of teacher or art school lessons. In his spare time, as a youth, Gates did oil pastels and began selling them through local merchants such as Crowleys, Hudsons and various galleries and frame shops in the Detroit area.
He developed a technique with
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