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In a side-room at the National Portrait Gallery in Trafalgar Square hangs a small oval portrait of a moustachioed man in a gilt baroque frame. 

The picture is the last self-portrait attributed to the Flemish Old Master Sir Anthony van Dyck, a spectacular work deemed so important the gallery launched an urgent appeal in 2013 to raise the £10million needed to save it for the nation. 

Read more on The Daily Mail:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8257099/Is-Van-Dyck-selfie-Kate-Middleton-helped-raise-10million-save-cheap-dud.html

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