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An introduction to the exhibition Art for the Nation: Sir Charles Eastlake at the National Gallery with curator Susanna Avery-Quash.
From acquiring over 150 works for the collection during his decade-long directorship, to introducing innovative approaches to organising the display of paintings in the Gallery space, discover how much is owed to Sir Charles Locke Eastlake, the Gallery's first Director.
Find out more about Sir Charles Locke Eastlake, the National Gallery's first Director (1855–1865)