David Downton

Save to my articles

The sought-after illustrator is employed by publications worldwide to capture personalities with his paintbrush, from Paris couture beauties to designers such as Paloma Picasso and the legendary model Carmen dell’Orefice, about whom he writes for us. His dream trip? “Sailing ten minutes from Franco Zeffirelli’s former villa in Positano to Da Adolfo, a nearby restaurant, where I would feast on mozzarella on lemon leaves with Callas and Nureyev, Taylor and Burton, all of whom stayed at the villa.”