• Short Summary

    IN THE LATEST OF A BAFFLING SERIES OF INTERNATIONAL ART THEFTS, TWENTY-THREE PAINTINGS AND OTHER WORKS OF ART, INCLUDING WORKS BY VAN DYCK AND TITIAN, WERE STOLEN SEPT 23 FROM A SICILIAN NOBLEMAN'S VILLA IN PALERMO.

  • Description

    IN THE LATEST OF A BAFFLING SERIES OF INTERNATIONAL ART THEFTS, TWENTY-THREE PAINTINGS AND OTHER WORKS OF ART, INCLUDING WORKS BY VAN DYCK AND TITIAN, WERE STOLEN SEPT 23 FROM A SICILIAN NOBLEMAN'S VILLA IN PALERMO. ESTIMATED TO BE WORTH GBP230,000, THEY WERE NOT INSURED, ACCORDING TO THE OWNER, BARON GABRIELE ORTOLANI DE BORDONARO.

    SHOWING OUR CAMERAMEN AROUND HIS COMPARATIVELY EMPTY SALONS SEPT 28, THE BARON SAID THE THIEVES HAD TAKEN HIS BEST PIECES, OVERLOOKING LESS INTERESTING WORKS.

    THE STOLEN WORKS INCLUDE: "THE SACRED FAMILY", A PAINTING BY MABUSE; "JESUS BEFORE THE JUDGES" BY TITIAN; "PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN", ATTRIBUTED TO VAN DYCK; "A WOMAN BY CANDLELIGHT", BY REMBRANDT; 4 PAINTING BY CARRACCI; 2 BY SOLIMENA; AND 2 BY UNKNOWN ARTISTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1LXGLRG1FMQXPPVROLF46SHM1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LXGLRG1FMQXPPVROLF46SHM1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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