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Title: The Dragon's Den
Date: first exhibited in 1854
Artist: James Campbell
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Nationality: English
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Materials: Oil; Canvas
Information: Usually a painter of genre, Campbell was also noted among his admirers for his landscapes. This tiny canvas was painted from nature. It shows a cave known as 'Dunald Mill Hole' close to the village of Nether Kellett, near Carnforth in Lancashire. Campbell adds a romantic note with the inclusion of the figure of St George which gives the excuse for the title.
Accession no: WAG 9742
Credit line: Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1980
Location: Walker Art Gallery, on display