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The novel 'Framed', which features National Gallery paintings, is a great resource for an English, drama or art project.

Paintings from the National Gallery Collection are integral to the novel 'Framed' by the award-winning author Frank Cottrell Boyce.

The novel has inspired schools across the UK to produce project work in art, English and drama.

Framed: Synopsis of the novel 'Framed'
A synopsis of the novel 'Framed' by Frank Cottrell Boyce
A synopsis of the novel 'Framed' – 1 min

Get inspired

The characters, storyline and setting are all potential sources of inspiration, as are the National Gallery paintings featured in the book. See pupils' project work.