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Save our Van Dyck!

Sir Anthony Van Dyck's final self-portrait is a vital part of Britain's artistic heritage

30 November 2013

9:00 AM

30 November 2013

9:00 AM

Why should a portrait of a Flemish painter by a Flemish painter be considered so important to Britain that the culture minister Ed Vaizey has slapped a three-month export delay on it, and the National Portrait Gallery has announced a £12.5 million campaign to keep it in the country? Moreover, why is it so important that after reading this article you should immediately go to www.savevandyck.org

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