James Alder Fine Art
22-24 Hallgate
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 1XD

info@jamesalder.co.uk

Tel: 01434 609559

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James Greig (1861-1941)

James Greig was born in Arbroath, Scotland, in 1861. He moved to London in 1891 to study art, continuing his training in Paris between 1895 and 1896. He settled in London, producing illustrations for a number of magazines, including Punch,The Sketch and The Strand. Greig painted UK and Middle Eastern landscapes, designed posters for P&O and illustrated Arthur Conan Doyle works. He was elected Member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1898. He was also a talented writer and historian, and worked as an art critic for The Morning Post.