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Frederick Yates

 (1854 - 1919)
Frederick Yates was active/lived in California / United Kingdom, England.  Frederick Yates is known for interiors, landscape paintings.

Biography  
Frederick Yates


Painter. Born in England in 1854.

Yates abandoned a desk in a London mercantile house for art study in the Paris ateliers of Bonnat, Boulanger, and Lefebvre. Following his art training in 1886, he moved to San Francisco where his family had settled a few years before.

Locally, he became a popular portraitist and taught at the newly formed ASL. He made several trips back to England, France, and Italy for further work. On one of these trips he became acquainted with the Dowager Marchioness of Downshire who became his patroness and introduced him to London society.

Yates was active in San Francisco until 1900 and then returned to England and died there in 1919.

Member: Bohemian Club.



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About  Frederick Yates

Born:  1854 - England
Died:   1919 - England
Known for:  interiors, landscape paintings