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King Charles’ new portrait vandalized by animal rights group

Two animal activists vandalized King Charles III’s controversial, brand-new portrait at a London gallery, casually strolling up to the artwork and pasting their own rendering over it Tuesday.

The agitators walked up to the newly-installed canvas at the Philip Mould Gallery and covered the 75-year-old monarch’s face with a pasted cutout of Wallace, from the animated series “Wallace and Gromit,” the video shared by the group Animal Rising showed

The duo also added a large speech bubble that read “No cheese, Gromit. Look at this cruelty on RSPCA farms!”

There was no damage to the painting or the glass panel in front of it, the Metropolitan Police told The Post.

“The protestors were asked by staff to leave following the incident, which they did,” the authorities explained..

“The gallery did not wish to report a crime and as such there is no further action by police.”

The dramatic action was staged to call out the RSPCA Assured program, which is supposed to perform inspections and ensure better conditions for farm animals, Animal Rising said in a statement.

The portrait was unveiled only last month. Getty Images

King Charles became a patron of the RSPCA Assured charity last month, and the activists targeted his portrait in the hopes of convincing him to shut down the program, the group said.

“The farms were randomly selected, with investigators finding cruelty and suffering at every single one,” Animal Rising said of its recent study of 45 farms across the United Kingdom.

“The scenes include dead and dying baby chickens, dead pigs left in farm walkways, and salmon being eaten alive by sea lice,” the fiery press release added.

The protesters were petitioning the king to call out the RSPCA Assured program. Animal Rising

Not everyone, however, was convinced by the Tuesday demonstration.

“Oh FFS stop making people hate vegans – I’m trying my hardest to persuade people that we’re normal,” one commenter replied on X.

“Childish and pathetic,” another user scoffed.

The portrait of King Charles III was on display at the Philip Mould Gallery in London. Getty Images

King Charles unveiled the new portrait by Jonathan Yeo just last month at Buckingham Palace.

The vivid all-red canvas was immediately slammed online, with one commenter saying it made the septuagenarian look  “like he’s burning in hell.”