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Argentine police recover stolen French artwork | Radio Netherlands Worldwide

Argentine police recover stolen French artwork | Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

The paintings are “La maison de Yerres” by Claude Monet (1840-1926),
“Nu dans un atelier d’ami” by Albert Marquet (1875-1947), “Gelee
blanche en Ile de France” by Jean-Baptiste Guillaumin (1841-1927), and
“Antibes les fortifications,” by Eugene Boudin (1824-1898).

The artwork was recovered from a building in Avellaneda, on the
southern outskirts of Buenos Aires, the Interpol department of the
Argentine Federal Police said in a statement.

The paintings were in the Interpol data bank of stolen art, making it
difficult to sell in the open market, the statement said.

The artwork has a market values of “several million,” an Interpol
source told AFP, refusing to give more details on the value or the
rescue operation.

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