Donald Greig - Kingsbridge, Devon

Kingsbridge Devon painting

A delightful sunlit picture of Kingsbridge Estuary circa 1960 showing the quayside and end of the estuary as it was at that time.

Medium: Original oil on canvas Image Size: 500 x 640mm
Price: £750.00 framed Product code: greig-kb
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Artist's Biography
Donald Greig, the famous British artist sadly died on Thursday 9th July 2009 aged 93. He was a painter in both oil and watercolour and a print maker. His subjects are mainly westcountry landscape and coastline. In later years the city of Venice and the coast and countryside of Spain provided his inspiration.

He was born in London, the Son of the Scottish artist James Greig and trained at Southend School of Art. In 1954 he moved with his family to an old farmhouse near Kingsbridge in Devon, and this was his home until he died. He was married to the artist Rita Greig who is a successfull artist in her own right.

A member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, he was awarded the Gold medal, Paris Salon and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.Exhibited: Royal Academy, Royal West of England Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, New English Art Club and the Royal society of British Artists. Paintings in Public Collections: National Maritime Museum Greenwich, Bishop Otter Collection, Scunthorpe Municipal Galleries.

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