stolen art

Bundled up bikers entering the Rijksmuseum tunnel under their billboard celebrating the winter season, Amsterdam 7 February 2018
Mar 12 '19 10:50

The Rijksmuseum is in talks with Sri Lanka and Indonesia about the restitution of art taken from those countries in colonial times. Rijksmusuem director Taco Dibbits called it scandalous that the Netherlands hasn't worried about this issue before now. "We should have done this much earlier. There is no excuse for that", he said to newspaper Trouw.

Oct 21 '16 14:03

It may be years before the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam can welcome back two stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered in Italy three weeks ago. The paintings are evidence in a case against the Italian Mafia and can't be released until after the trial, stolen art hunter Arthur Brand said to BNR.

"In Italy trials take even longer than in the Netherlands, so it may still take a year before they're back", Brand, who was involved in the search for the paintings, said to the broadcaster.

3_SchootenKeukenstuk
Oct 7 '16 09:18

Five paintings stolen from the Westfries Museum in Hoorn in 2005, will soon be back on display in the museum. The paintings are returning from the Ukraine to Hoorn on Friday

Sep 30 '16 16:30

The two newly recovered Van Gogh paintings were found in the home of a high member in the Italian mafia. This is not very surprising and not the first time lost art was found with a mafia boss, art detective Arthur Brand explained to RTL Nieuws

Sep 30 '16 11:00

Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh were recovered in Italy 14 years after being stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

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Sep 12 '16 10:36

The police recovered two valuable paintings by Isaac Israels and Wouterius Verschuur in a storage unit in Leeuwarden 17 years after they were stolen. The unit was searched in the investigation into a 37-year-old resident of the city, who is suspected of illegal firearm possession, the police announced on Monday.

3_SchootenKeukenstuk
Sep 12 '16 10:17

Five of the paintings stolen from the Westfries Museum in Hoorn in 2005, will soon be returning to the Netherlands. The Ukraine will hand them over to the Dutch embassy in Kiev and a Dutch expert is traveling to the Ukraine this week to assess their authenticity and condition

4_VrouwWereld
Aug 4 '16 11:50

Four paintings stolen Dutch paintings that surfaced in the Ukraine late last year, will not be returning to their home in the Westfries Museum yet. The Ukraine employed its own investigative team to identify where the paintings came from

3_SchootenKeukenstuk
Feb 11 '16 13:30

The Ukraine is not taking the investigation into Dutch art seriously stolen from the Westfries museum in 2015 seriously. The art, which was discovered to be in the Ukraine last year, is still being offered for sale, according to EenVandaag. Stolen art hunters Arthur Brand and Alex Omhoff are on the track of an Ukrainian in the Netherlands who they believe payed a key part in this case. They tipped off the police about his whereabouts

5_Withoos1
Dec 7 '15 13:50

Members of the Ukrainian secret service SBU played a role in trying to trade the paintings stolen from the Westfries Museum in 2005, stolen art expert Arthur Brand revealed in the press conference about the stolen paintings in the museum on Monday

Dec 7 '15 08:40

Paintings that were stole from the Westfries Museum in Horn in 2005, surfaced in the hands of a nationalist militia in Ukrain

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Jan 29 '15 11:10

More than a year after the museums in the Netherlands published the results of an investigation into possible stolen art in their collections, the first case has been settled. The Dordrecht Museum has bought a canvas by Jacob Cuyp (1594 - 1652) from the heirs of its original Jewish owner.

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