FREDERIC BATES OAM (1918 - 2009)
Frederic Bates OAM was an influential and successful Australian watercolourist. He studied in Sydney and Newcastle. A member of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales, he is best known for his landscape subjects. Bates has won many art awards, including the 1965 Wynne Prize. His work is represented in the Art Gallery of New South Wales and in provincial collections.
"Blue Haven At Brittany, France" (c.1950)
22 x 16cm
signed lower right
"Sandstorm, Outback Australia" (c.1950)
55 x 70cm
signed lower left