Dutch Golden Age Works Recovered from Militia Forces in Ukraine

October 6th, 2016

Five works from the Dutch Golden Age have been recovered from Ukraine, where they were discovered by Ukrainian militia forces.  The pieces, taken from the collection of the Westfries Museum in Hoorn, Netherlands, were stolen in 2005, and feared lost.  “We are very emotional about this theft,” says museum director Ad Geerdink. “A part of our history was stolen, a part of our cultural heritage. Now five lost sons of Hoorn will return, and it’s going to be a very special day.”

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