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Monday 17 February, 2020

#Art Theft

# art-theft - Monday 30 January, 2017

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

# art-theft - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

# art-theft - Monday 3 February, 2014

6 of the most intriguing unsolved heists of all time

Can you figure out the ones that got away?

# art-theft - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

# art-theft - Sunday 11 August, 2013

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village

Next week sees the opening of a trial in Romania which features the curious case of a major art theft and the alleged burning of priceless paintings in a home stove.

# art-theft - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Search for Ireland's stolen paintings in Limerick as man arrested

A number of paintings and other items were taken from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s storage facility.

# art-theft - Monday 12 September, 2011

Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery... Art Heist This post contains images

Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery...

Police recover stolen artwork – but are now questioning whether piece taken from art institute is a Rembrandt at all.

# art-theft - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church

The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.

# art-theft - Monday 15 August, 2011

Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen

Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.