Paintings stolen in Nice in 2007 found again


Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
Poplars Alley
Around Moret-sur-Loing
, 1890
Oil on canvas - 65 x 81 cm
Nice, Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret
Photo : Musée d’Orsay

16/6/08— Recovered works — Nice, Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret — The four paintings which were stolen a year ago from the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nice (see news item of 9/8/07] on La Tribune de l’Art in French) have been recovered by the OCBC and the culprits have been arrested.
Two of the works were by Jan Brueghel I (or Jan Brueghel II) and by Hendrick van Balen. The two others were Impressionist paintings by Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley (ill.).

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Didier Rykner, lundi 16 juin 2008



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