How Your Support Has Helped

The Wellington Appeal

 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1829 © National Portrait Gallery, LondonAfter a successful fundraising appeal the Gallery was able to announce that it had secured Sir Thomas Lawrence’s last portrait of the first Duke of Wellington.

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Saved: Van Dyck’s Self-portrait

Self-portrait by Van Dyck, 1640/41  © Philip Mould & Co.Sir Anthony Van Dyck's final self-portrait has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery, following the success of a public appeal by the Gallery and the Art Fund.

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The Portrait Gala 2014

The Portrait Gala 2014You can still support our Portrait Gala fundraising efforts by purchasing a Mystery Portrait Postcard or Pen Portrait.

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Past appeals

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo by William Hoare of Bath 1733Appeals that we have made to secure great portraits for the Nation.

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