(1917 - 1979)
George Campbell was active/lived in Ireland, Spain. George Campbell is known for landscape and still-life painting.
Biography George Campbell
George Campbell (1917-1979)
He was one of Ireland's most pre-eminent painters of landscapes and still life. Born in Arklow, Co. Wicklow, the son of the highly respected artist Gretta Bowen, Campbell first began to paint in the early forties in response to the bombing of Belfast. An early friend of Gerard Dillon (q.v.), the pair painted in the Connemara in the 1940s. In 1951 Campbell first visited Spain, and the atmosphere of the country had such a profound effect on the artist that he returned there on painting trips nearly every successive year. He had his first exhibition at the Mol Gallery, Belfast, in 1944, in conjunction with his brother Arthur, who was also a painter. In 1946 he first showed with the Waddington Galleries, Dublin, t
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