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Old 03-21-2014, 11:50 PM
Martin Timothy Martin Timothy is offline
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Default 1999 Art Theft Uncovered - The Alleged Rembrandt Painting is Fake!



http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03...ndt-found.html

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By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press, Friday, March 21, 2014 .. PARIS A 17th Century Rembrandt painting stolen from the Draguignan Museum in July 1999, has been returned after fifteen years.

Thieves entered via an adjacent library on the Bastille Day holiday. Curator Jeanine Bussieres said "we are thrilled, this Rembrandt is one of our masterpieces," two suspects have been detained.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...mbrandt%29.jpg Large File
The Man in the Golden Helmet - Portrait of William of Orange, by Rembrandt van Rijn.



http://www.artmarketmonitor.com/2014...fter-15-years/

http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...ke-gopnik.html

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The entire saga resonates with fake Rembrandts accepted by the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art, in return for generous tax concessions!

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