Donald Greig, RSMA (1916-2009) was a well-known painter and printmaker, noted especially for his marine and coastal views. He was born in London, son of the artist James Greig, and he studied art at Southend College of Art. During wartime he served as a Sergeant in the Royal Artillery, Photographic Research Branch at Larkhill in Wiltshire and he exhibited works at the Royal Academy in 1944 and 1945. After the War he settled in Buckinghamshire and later moved to Broadstairs in Kent. Donald Greig was married to the artist Rita Greig, ROI, RWA, NEAC (1918-2011). In 1954 they settled in south Devon. Many of his works feature subjects around the Kingsbridge estuary, especially Salcombe. He also painted from time to time in Portugal, Spain and Italy. In addition to the RA, Donald Greig also exhibited with the New English Art Club, at the Paris Salon, and frequently with the Royal Society of Marine Artists of which society he was a member.