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.

Donald Greig - Boats at the Wharfside

Artist: Donald Greig, RSMATitle: Boats at the WharfsideDescription: A framed original watercolour, in what appears to be the artist's original frame with a washline mount. The work is signed by the artist lower left and titled by him on the backboard as pictured. It is in good ori..

Donald Greig - Broadstairs, Kent

Artist: Donald Greig, RSMATitle: Broadstairs, KentDescription: A framed original oil painting on board, signed by the artist lower right. It isn't titled by the artist but is clearly a view along the Kent coast at Broadstairs looking towards Bleak House, the one time holiday home ..