Jul 21, 2020

Douglas Percy Bliss (1900-1984) was a painter and engraver. He was part of the group of artists associated with Eric Ravilious and Paul Nash, and was the director of the Glasgow School of Art from 1946-64. 

He first visited Barra in 1927, producing a number of paintings and wood engravings. He returned at later dates, producing a series of paintings around 1934-7

Here’s his account of the 1927 trip:

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