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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.

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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.

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Painting

GUERCINO - THE DAMAGE

The “Madonna coi santi Giovanni Evangelista e Gregorio Taumaturgo”, 1630, by Guercino (1591-1666) was stolen from an Italian church in 2014, which was recently recovered in Casablanca. 9 more words

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THE TOWER OF BLUE HORSES - FRANZ MARC

“The Tower of Blue Horses” (“Der Turm der blauen Pferde”, in German) is a 1913 Expressionist oil painting by the German artist Franz Marc. It has been called one of his best works, but went missing in 1945. 283 more words

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