Category Archives: Painting the Downs
Francis Greenacre, feted art historian and retired curator of fine art at the City Art Gallery, is the longest serving member of the Downs Committee, and a passionate historian of the area. He also has a keen interest in local … Continue reading
Drusilla Marland illustrates natural history books on the Downs. She loves the peace and quiet of an early morning walk, and the window it offers onto a secret world of the animals and birds that come out undisturbed.
[audio: /wp-content/uploads/2011/12/painters_on_the_downs.mp3] Francis Greenacre, longest standing member of the Downs Committee and retired curator of paintings at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, describes how The Downs have always been a draw for artists. He talks about some special paintings … Continue reading