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Monarch of the Glen

We are delighted to announce that The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer has been acquired for the nation. The painting has been in private and corporate collections since 1851.

Monarch of the Glen supporters

Thank you for your support which has ensured that this magnificent work will be enjoyed by millions of people for generations to come. The acquisition has been made possible thanks to a part gift from Diageo Scotland Ltd, with contributions from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Dunard Fund, the Art Fund, the William Jacob Bequest, the Turtleton Trust, the K.T.Wiedemann Foundation, Inc. and the public.

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Cheques should be made payable to 'National Galleries of Scotland Foundation'
and sent to Donations & Fundraising, Modern Two Lodge, 72 Belford Road,
Edinburgh EH4 3DS

Whichever way you choose to give, don’t forget to gift aid your donation. If you are a UK taxpayer and you chose to gift aid your donation, we can reclaim 25p for every pound you give, increasing its value to us at no extra cost to you.

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Donations may be administered by the National Galleries of Scotland Foundation. This has been set-up to support five key areas for the National Galleries of Scotland: Acquisitions, Exhibitions, Education, Conservation, and Access and Audiences.

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We welcome donations from our overseas supporters.

The Patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland share our enthusiasm for art, fondness for the national collection and our commitment to ensure that its quality is maintained for future generations to enjoy.

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