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Summer in Cumberland

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A sitting room scene looking through tall sash windows towards Derwentwater and the Scafell Range in Cumberland, (Cumbria/the Lake District). An elegantly dressed mother and daughter are sitting by the open window, having afternoon tea. A small cat is sitting at the older woman's feet. Just outside the window there is a young man in cricket whites. Bright sunlight falls through the window across the floor.

Manchester Art Gallery



Summer in Cumberland




oil on canvas


H 101.5 x W 101.5 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1926

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name : DURDEN

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

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