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About the painting

The National Gallery has entered into a commitment to purchase 'The Red Boy' by Lawrence, also known by its full title, 'Portrait of Charles William Lambton (1818-31)'.

The purchase of this painting is made possible by the American Friends of the National Gallery, a bequest from the estate of Miss Gillian Cleaver, and generous support from Art Fund, The Al Thani Collection Foundation, The Manny and Brigitta Davidson Charitable Foundation, and other donors.

Please read the press release to learn more.

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