Thomas Gainsborough painting slashed twice at National Gallery

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A man has been charged on suspicion of slashing a painting at the National Gallery with a screwdriver.

Witnesses said the man lashed out at Thomas Gainsborough’s 18th century portrait of a wealthy young couple, Mr and Mrs William Hallett, better known as The Morning Walk.

The gallery said staff and visitors detained the suspect who was later arrested.

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