Archive for the ‘private homes’ Category

Painting by Aivazovsky “Ship at Sea” was stolen

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Painting by Aivazovsky \. Among the paintings that the robbers took from the  businessman Alexander Tarantsev’s near Moscow estate, were “The Cossack” by Ilya Repin and the “Ship at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky, Kommersant reports. Works by Shishkin, Savrasov and other Russian artists were also stolen. The robbers took diamond jewelry and antiques, some ...

Russia – $50 Million Art and Gem Theft

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Russia - $50 Million Art and Gem Theft - NYTimes.com. The owner of a chain of jewelry stores lost about $50 million worth of paintings, diamonds and antiques in one of the more brazen recent thefts at country homes of the wealthy outside of Moscow. The burglars tied up security guards, retrieved ...

Precious artworks stolen from Russian oligarch — RT

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

A collection of paintings, including works by Ivan Shishkin, Ilya Repin and Ivan Aivazovsky, was stolen Wednesday night from the country residence of a Russian businessman, art patron and collector of Russian painting and icons. Precious artworks stolen from Russian oligarch — RT.