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Mitterrand content de revoir en France le Degas volé au Havre

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Mitterrand content de revoir en France le Degas volé au Havre | Paris Normandie. Le tableau d’Edgar Degas, intitulé Les Blanchisseuses ou Blanchisseuses souffrant des dents, huile sur toile de 16 x 21 cm, déposé par l’Etat en 1961 au Musée Malraux du Havre et volé dans ce même musée en décembre 1973, a été retrouvé aux États-Unis ...

La Guardia Civil recupera obras de arte del siglo XIX robadas en una casa de Requena

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

La Guardia Civil recupera obras de arte del siglo XIX robadas en una casa de Requena - Levante-EMV. Objetos que los agentes confiscaron en casa del hombre que los compró para venderlos.  guardia civil T. DOMÍNGUEZ VALENCIA La Guardia Civil ha detenido a tres personas y ha logrado recuperar prácticamente todos las obras de artes ...

Recuperato un dipinto del Guardi La tela era stata rubata nel 1986

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Recuperato un dipinto del Guardi La tela era stata rubata nel 1986 - Corriere del Veneto. VENEZIA - Un dipinto raffigurante «Il rio dei Mendicanti» di Francesco Guardi, rubato nel 1986 da un’abitazione a Venezia appartenente alla famiglia milanese dei conti Borletti, è stato recuperato dal Nucleo Tutela Patrimonio Culturale dei Carabinieri. Il ritrovamento ...

Rawene, NZ: Cursed’ stolen artifact returned to Rawene

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Cursed' stolen artifact returned to Rawene http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/national-news/4184290/Cursed-stolen-artifact-returned-to-Rawene NZPA Last updated 15:40 30/09/2010 A valuable whalebone artefact stolen from an historic Northland house earlier this month has been returned undamaged to the Historic Places Trust. The whalebone whip handle was stolen from Clendon House in Rawene, west of Kaikohe, and police believe it may have been ...

Eugene, OR USA: Long-missing sculpture salmon returns to Eugene

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Long-missing sculpture salmon returns to Eugene http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20100917/UPDATE/100917048 By MARK BAKER • The Register-Guard, an AP Member Exchange feature • September 17, 2010 EUGENE — Roarrrrk!?! That’s probably the sound the reddish-brown fish made when a certain someone tore if off the iconic bronze salmon sculpture in the downtown Park Blocks fountain at East ...

Protected: San Jose, CA USA: Ballet statue is no longer missing, but a suspect is

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

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Germany On Monday Handing Over To Ukraine Caravaggio Painting Stolen From Odesa Museum

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Germany On Monday Handing Over To Ukraine Caravaggio Painting Stolen From Odesa Museum (09:47, Monday, August 30, 2010) http://un.ua/eng/article/282731.html Germany on Monday is handing over to Ukraine The Taking of Christ, or Judas's Kiss, a painting by Caravaggio, which had been stolen from the Odesa Museum of Western and Eastern Art, ...

Fars, Iran: Artifact stolen from Vakil Mosque found

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Artifact stolen from Vakil Mosque found http://www.presstv.ir/detail/140029.html Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:22AM Police have recovered the inscription stolen from Vakil Mosque. Iranian police have recovered an ancient inscription that was stolen from a historic mosque in southern province of Fars over four months ago. “Investigations launched by police and heritage activists over the last ...

Vienna, Austria: Schiele Art Back In Austria After Ownership Feud

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Schiele Art Back In Austria After Ownership Feud http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129377681 by The Associated Press VIENNA August 23, 2010, 11:34 am ET A 12-year battle over the possession of a painting that was stolen from a Jewish Austrian by the Nazis came to a close on Monday when the work by Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele ...

Cairo, Egypt: Egyptian police recover stolen Van Gogh painting

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Egyptian police recover stolen Van Gogh painting http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100821/ap_on_en_ot/ml_egypt_stolen_van_gogh AFP/File – Two Italians were arrested at Cairo airport trying to smuggle out a Van Gogh painting stolen from a museum … By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press Writer Hadeel Al-shalchi, Associated Press Writer – 14 mins ago CAIRO – Police recovered a painting by Vincent ...

Wales, UK: Mystery man returns David Light’s £1,200 stolen painting, Bryn Henllan, to Fishguard gallery Wray of Light

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Mystery man returns David Light's £1,200 stolen painting, Bryn Henllan, to Fishguard gallery Wray of Light http://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/news/8318177.Mystery_man_returns___... 9:10am Sunday 8th August 2010 When a painting worth £1,200 was stolen from his gallery, artist David Light never expected to see the work again. But last week – exactly a month after the theft – ...

Derbyshire, UK: Updated 4pm: Bronze plaques found under bush

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Updated 4pm: Bronze plaques found under bush http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/news/Despicable-thieves-steal-memorial-war-dead/article-2493605-detail/article.html Dennis Monk BRONZE plaques stolen from a First World War memorial have been found hidden in a bush. It was feared the items, inscribed with hundreds of names of railway workers who lost their lives in the conflict, would be sold for scrap. But they were ...

The friar and the Caravaggio thieves

Friday, July 30th, 2010

The friar and the Caravaggio thieves http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/features/2010/07/29/the-friar-and-the-caravaggio-thieves/ Meet the Maltese priest at the heart a sting operation which saved a precious painting of St Jerome By Anna Arco on Thursday, 29 July 2010 Fr Marius Zerafa, the priest who masterminded the rescue of a stolen Caravaggio, in front of a copy of Fra ...

300 Looted Antiquities Displayed in the Colosseum

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

300 Looted Antiquities Displayed in the Colosseum http://heritage-key.com/blogs/bija/300-looted-antiquities-displayed-colosseum Submitted by bija on Fri, 07/16/2010 - 13:43 337 archaeological objects, some of them from the eighth century BC, were displayed during a press conference in Rome. Photo by B Knowles. More than 300 looted antiquities, estimated to be worth more than EUR15 million, were ...

Hamas Foils Antiques Smuggling In Gaza

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

July 12, 2010 20:13 PM Hamas Foils Antiques Smuggling In Gaza http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=512948 GAZA, July 12 (Bernama) -- Hamas authorities on Monday said they have foiled an attempt to smuggle ancient antiques from the Gaza Strip to Israel. The police arrested four smugglers who were trying to take the antiques out through the security ...

Undercover avenger

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Undercover avenger http://www.jpost.com/Features/MagazineFeatures/Article.aspx?id=180818 By NOAH LEDERMAN 07/09/2010 16:58 Restoring the Holocaust’s stolen art. Talkbacks (2) On the West Side of Manhattan, in a gray-walled waiting room of the Department of Homeland Security, a photograph reminds visitors of the calamity, now almost a decade old, that brought down two towers, left more than 3,000 dead and ...

Stolen paintings of great Bulgarian artist found in London galley?

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Stolen paintings of great Bulgarian artist found in London galley? http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n225121 11 July 2010 | 16:24 | FOCUS News Agency Home / Bulgaria Sofia. Bulgarian Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov has received a signal that a gallery in London shelters paintings of Bulgarian artist Nikola Tanev, which have been stolen from a museum-house ...

Museum helps save Iraqi treasures

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Museum helps save Iraqi treasures http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-ae-walters-iraq-20100703,0,3581670,full.story Walters' conservator Terry Drayman-Weisser helped train Iraqi museum employees to repair their damaged treasures Terry Drayman-Weisser, the Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research at the Walters Art Museum, discusses her work in one of the museum's conservation labs. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun / ...

Bather found in bushes on Furby Street

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Bather found in bushes on Furby Street http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/bather-found-in-bushes-on-furby-street-97651089.html Leo Mol sculpture stolen days earlier from garden By: Sandy Klowak 2/07/2010 1:00 AM The sculpture stolen from the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park earlier this week was recovered by police on Thursday morning. The Bather, a 44-inch bronze sculpture by renowned Winnipeg artist Leo ...

Protected: Odessa “Caravaggio” Recovered

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

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Stolen Caravaggio work recovered in Germany

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Stolen Caravaggio work recovered in Germany http://www.cbc.ca/arts/artdesign/story/2010/06/28/caravaggio-recovered-theft.html Last Updated: Monday, June 28, 2010 | 10:31 AM ET Comments0Recommend1 CBC News A valuable Caravaggio painting stolen two years ago in Ukraine has been recovered in a joint effort by German and Ukrainian authorities, police announced in Berlin on Monday. The large chiaroscuro painting, known as The ...

Stolen clock recovered after owners saw it for sale on eBay

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Stolen clock recovered after owners saw it for sale on eBay http://www.wiltsglosstandard.co.uk/news/8240112.Stolen_clock_recovered_after_owners_saw_it_for_sale_on_eBay/ 3:17pm Friday 25th June 2010 By Andy Woolfoot » A RARE antique clock stolen from a home in Cirencester was recovered after its owners spotted it for sale on eBay. Jackie Shopland-Reed, who lives in Lancashire, told the Standard the Liberty Clock ...

2 ‘Blue Dog’ paintings recovered; police search for art thief

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

2 'Blue Dog' paintings recovered; police search for art thief http://www.wwltv.com/news/crime/2-Blue-Dog-paintings-recovered-police-search-for-art-thief-96940719.html by WWLTV.com Posted on June 22, 2010 at 8:20 PM Updated yesterday at 10:34 PM NEW ORLEANS – Police have recovered two Blue Dog paintings and are now looking for a suspect who allegedly took them from George Rodrigue’s gallery. Less than 24 hours ...

Italian police recover stolen art

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Italian police recover stolen art http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=24&art_id=nw20100619115143479C667796 June 19 2010 at 11:58AM Rome - Italian police recovered 14 paintings and sculptures, including works by De Chirico and Kandinsky, worth an estimated 30 million euros (37 million dollars), and arrested two people for receiving stolen goods, the Italian news agency Ansa reported Saturday. The art ...

Protected: Tang Dynasty sarcophagus brought back home

Friday, June 18th, 2010

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Missing statue reunited with owner

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Missing statue reunited with owner http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_e2f17... By Bennett Hall, Gazette-Times reporter | Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 6:22 pm | 1 Comment ‘Exaltation’ has been recovered and returned to its owner. (Contributed photo) A valuable statue stolen by burglars last month has found its way home and four suspects are under arrest, thanks ...

Authorities recover stolen Hindu statue

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Authorities recover stolen Hindu statue http://www.wrcbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=12648333 Associated Press - June 14, 2010 6:54 PM ET CAPSHAW, Ala. (AP) - Limestone County investigators have recovered 1 of 2 giant statues of winged demigods stolen from the entrance to a Hindu Temple in Capshaw. Limestone Sheriff's Capt. Stanley McNatt says a man was mowing a ...

Confiscated relics submitted to ICHTO

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Confiscated relics submitted to ICHTO http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=130151&sectionid=351020105 Sat, 12 Jun 2010 18:06:39 GMT Font size : Over 6 tons of relics were confiscated from Argentine diplomat Sebastian Zavala. The Persian relics confiscated from an Argentinean diplomat last year have been submitted to Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. Over 6 tons of handcrafts and relics ...

‘I posed as an agent for a wheeler-dealer’

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

'I posed as an agent for a wheeler-dealer' http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/interview_i-posed-as-an-agent-for-a-wheeler-dealer_1395617 Sunday, June 13, 2010 0:54 IST What has been your most exciting experience as an art detective? On September 1, 1993, I was acting as an undercover cop portraying myself as a middleman for Middle Eastern wheeler-dealers. A Belgian gendarme was posing as my ...

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Austria Urges Return of Altar Panels to Jewish Heir (Update1) http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-10/austria-urges-return-of-altar-panels-to-jewish-heir-update1-.html June 10, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT More From Businessweek By Catherine Hickley June 10 (Bloomberg) -- An Austrian government council recommended that two 16th-century Dutch altar panels, two paintings and two statuettes seized by the Nazis should be returned to the heir of their ...

UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Press release: Wednesday 9 June 2010 UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues Foreign Secretary William Hague has appointed Sir Andrew Burns as the United Kingdom’s first Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. Sir Andrew, a former UK Ambassador to Israel, will be responsible for leading the Government’s efforts on a range of important post-Holocaust ...

Descartes letter returned to French library

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Descartes letter returned to French library http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g5SktlpbtRb96K1jjLQrBrFxZopgD9G78LKG1 (AP) – 16 hours ago PARIS — A letter by 17th century French philosopher Rene Descartes that languished unnoticed in a U.S. college library for more than a century has been restored to France. The president of Haverford College — which has had the letter since 1902 ...

Looting Matters: Italian Prosecutor Calls for Return of Antiquities

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Looting Matters: Italian Prosecutor Calls for Return of Antiquities http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2010/06/italian-prosecutor-we-want-to.html SWANSEA, Wales, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- David Gill, archaeologist, reflects on the call by an Italian prosecutor for the return of three lots due to be auctioned in New York. The seizure of a major photographic dossier in the Geneva Freeport continues to ...

Protected: New Indian initiative for art looted during British rule

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

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Six selling 16th-century idol walk into cop trap

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Six selling 16th-century idol walk into cop trap http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Six-selling-16th-century-idol-walk-into-cop-trap/articleshow/5989922.cms Vineet Gill, TNN, May 30, 2010, 04.04am IST NEW DELHI: The special staff of central district police on Friday arrested six people who were allegedly trying to sell a 16-century idol. Officials of Archaelogical Survey of India said the ...

National Archives Office of the Inspector General Launches Facebook page

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

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‘Of all that we are fighting to preserve’

Monday, May 24th, 2010

'Of all that we are fighting to preserve' http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=283507 BY BRUCE KAUFFMANN FOR THE TH Advertisement Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during the Second World War, was not your typical soldier, as evidenced by the order he issued this week (May 26) in 1944, right before the Allied D-Day ...

Police in Argentina Recover 77 Paintings Stolen Last November

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Police in Argentina Recover 77 Paintings Stolen Last November http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=38089 Police officers stand behind a section of the recovered 74 paintings in Bueno Aires May 15, 2010. The paintings, stolen on November 2009 from a private museum and are valued at about $3 million, could be one of the biggest recoveries in ...

Stolen gold Buddha statue recovered

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Stolen gold Buddha statue recovered http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/05/10/sec04.asp Edward Weerasinghe - Kelaniya group correspondent Kiribathgoda police has arrested three suspects wanted in connection with stealing a Gold Buddha statue worth over Rs. 250 lakhs. Western Province North DIG H. S. Dayananda, SSP Kelaniya Kithsiri Ganegama, ASP Kelaniya Anton Sirikumara ...

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Reassembled 15th-century altarpiece to go home http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Reassembled-15th-century-altarpiece-to-go-home/20696 St Korbinian panels by Friedrich Pacher will return to the Austrian pilgrimage church By Martin Bailey | From issue 213, May 2010 Published online 6 May 10 (Conservation) St Korbinian altarpiece london. A 500-year altarpiece by Friedrich Pacher has recently been reassembled and will go back to the Alpine ...