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Books about lost artwork

As I mentioned in my post on The Shadow Land, I love books about lost, stolen, forgotten, or forged artwork.  Here are some of my favorites that somehow involve works of art, in no particular order. 337 more words

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Man attempts to sell stolen masterpieces on Craigslist

It was the biggest art heist recorded in United States history.

In the early hours of 18 March 1990 two men dressed as police officers entered the… 268 more words

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Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait stolen from Italy in WWII

The Cleveland Museum of Art and the government of Italy announced Tuesday that the museum would return to Italy an ancient Roman marble portrait head of Drusus Minor after learning that it apparently had been stolen in 1944 from a provincial museum near Naples. 61 more words

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Poland recovers artwork looted in World War II

The canvas “Ships in a Rough Sea” by the Dutch artist Simon de Vlieger (1601-1653) has been returned to the National Museum in Warsaw.

View full article HERE.

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The FBI made pop art with its “wanted” poster for Andy Warhol’s stolen soup cans

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is still looking for Andy Warhol’s missing soup cans, a year after seven of the iconic screen prints… 208 more words

THE MOST SPECTACULAR ART ROBBERIES IN MODERN HISTORY

Armed up to their teeth, or disguised as policemen – time and again, thieves have pilfered valuable art objects and paintings.

Check out the article HERE.

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