This Week In Art Crime (12.24.16)

 

Find out what happened this week in art crime.

 

With only scratches, 17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy — More than $17M worth of art returned to Verona (CBC)

 

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts (NYTimes)

 

London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving (The Guardian)

 

University of Evansville Painting Stolen (TristateHomepage)

 

Man arrested for stealing Ali Center painting reportedly said he thought it was a gift shop poster (WDRB)

 

Antique dealer left ‘devastated’ after $20,000 art theft (RNZ)

 

Stolen sculpture was spotted in the background on a BBC show (The Telegraph)

 

 

 


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