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Hilary Mantel's New Portrait Sets Precedent

Posted at 7:41AM Wednesday 12 Feb 2014

A portrait of Booker Prize-winning novelist Hilary Mantel will become the first painting of a living writer to be displayed in the British Library.

The work, created by an amateur competition-winner, will go on public display from 24 February.

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