(1903 - 1997)
Jacob W. Gates was active/lived in New York / Ukraine. Jacob Gates is known for landscape, figure, interior, marine.
Biography Jacob Gates
An impressionist painter of landscapes, figures, still lifes, interiors, and marine scenes, he was known for paintings that expressed his feelings about his subject matter in a style that adhered to traditionalism at a time when modernist, abstract work was gaining widespread acceptance. His work also had the obvious influence of French Tonalist painter Camille Corot.
He was born in the Ukraine and began painting as a youngster in Russia where he did formal study at the National Academy of Design. He emigrated to New York City and attended the Art Students League as a student of Sidney Dickenson, Ivan Olinsky, and Robert Phillip.
He then became an active teacher at the Salmagundi Club, of which he was an elected member, and ta
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