Words by the Water

Ros Roberts: James Durden: The Keswick Painter

Thu 6 June | 12:30pm

James Durden was an important landscape artist and portrait painter of the early twentieth century. Some of his finest works are to be found in Keswick Museum. Ros Roberts has investigated an archive of family memorabilia and press cuttings to reveal the life and work of this talented painter. She also tells the story of his daughter Betty, who was his model and an artist in her own right.