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George Campbell, 1917–1979

Fishing Harbour Night, (mending nets)1957

Fishing Harbour Night, (mending nets) is a 1957 work by George Campbell. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on hardboard
Dimensions 41 x 51 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.149 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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George Campbell, Fishing Harbour Night, (mending nets), 1957, Oil on hardboard, 41 x 51 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

George Campbell 1917–1979

Irish artist George Campbell began painting during the blitz of Belfast while working in an aircraft factory. He painted in Connemara, London and most frequently, Spain, where he lived for twenty five years. A founder member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art, Campbell was a member of the RHA, and won, among other awards, the Douglas Hyde Gold Medal in 1966 and the Oireachtas Prize for Landscape in 1969. Campbell’s paintings are represented in Irish public and private collections.

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