Stolen Paintings Returned to Verona Museum

December 24th, 2016

return-ceremony-for-verona-masterworks-via-artforumA group of canvases stolen from a Verona museum, valued at $17 million, have returned to Italy from the Ukraine.  The works, including works by Rubens and Tintoretto were recovered on an island on the Dniester River, and were returned in a ceremony this week.  “The theft of masterpiece paintings is akin to stealing part of the city’s heart,” Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said during the event.

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