Gustav Klimt Theft Case Reopened After 17 Years

March 20th, 2014

Portrait of a Woman by Gustav Klimt.The investigation into a stolen Gustav Klimt painting nearly 17 years ago has been reopened, with authorities using sophisticated DNA testing technology to try and find a match with evidence found on the work’s frame.  Portrait of a Woman was stolen in 1997 from the Ricci-Oddi Gallery in Piacenza, with police unable to find any prior evidence able to track down a suspect.  Read more at The Guardian