Category: theft reports

La Spezia – Il colpo della Pieve; return of stolen "Jacobus SPINOLOTUS SENT PINXIT DE, 1476," 30 years after its theft from a parish church (thanks to very attentive Fabrizio Rossi of the Carabinieri!)

Il colpo della Pieve – Citta della Spezia :: Cultura e Spettacolo – La Spezia http://www.cittadellaspezia.com/La-Spezia/Cultura-e-Spettacolo/Il-colpo-della-Pieve-92437.aspx September 4, 2011 La Spezia. Questo è un poliziesco e la prima scena è quella del delitto. Dunque è notte, piove e fa freddo.…

La Spezia – Il colpo della Pieve; return of stolen "Jacobus SPINOLOTUS SENT PINXIT DE, 1476," 30 years after its theft from a parish church (thanks to very attentive Fabrizio Rossi of the Carabinieri!)

Il colpo della Pieve – Citta della Spezia :: Cultura e Spettacolo – La Spezia http://www.cittadellaspezia.com/La-Spezia/Cultura-e-Spettacolo/Il-colpo-della-Pieve-92437.aspx September 4, 2011 La Spezia. Questo è un poliziesco e la prima scena è quella del delitto. Dunque è notte, piove e fa freddo.…

ekathimerini.com | Icon-smuggling ring uncovered

Icon-smuggling ring uncovered http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_1_08/05/2011_390045 Scotland Yard has identified the alleged mastermind behind a ring that has been stealing religious icons from churches and monasteries in Epirus and Thessaly which subsequently ended up at European auction houses. According to the Greek authorities, police…

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche "St. Marien – Schmerzhafte Mutter" in Flensburg gestohlen

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche “St. Marien – Schmerzhafte Mutter” in Flensburg gestohlen. Die hölzerne Figur ist etwa 45 Zentimeter groß und stellt Maria mit dem gekreuzigten Jesus dar. Sie heißt so…

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche "St. Marien – Schmerzhafte Mutter" in Flensburg gestohlen

Flensburg (epd). Unbekannte haben offenbar schon am Freitag eine wertvolle Marienfigur (Pietá) aus der katholischen Pfarrkirche “St. Marien – Schmerzhafte Mutter” in Flensburg gestohlen. Die hölzerne Figur ist etwa 45 Zentimeter groß und stellt Maria mit dem gekreuzigten Jesus dar. Sie heißt so…

Ataque a templos sagrados en México

Informe elaborado por la unidad de investigación del Centro Católico Multimedial (C.C.M.), en estrecho contacto con el Consejo de Analistas Católicos de México (C.A.C.M.) / 17 de enero.-Crece de un 2 a un 12 por ciento, el sacrilegio deliberado a recintos sagrados…

Painting by Aivazovsky "Ship at Sea” was stolen

Painting by Aivazovsky . Among the paintings that the robbers took from the  businessman Alexander Tarantsev’s near Moscow estate, were “The Cossack” by Ilya Repin and the “Ship at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky, Kommersant reports. Works by Shishkin, Savrasov and other Russian…

Painting by Aivazovsky "Ship at Sea” was stolen

Painting by Aivazovsky . Among the paintings that the robbers took from the  businessman Alexander Tarantsev’s near Moscow estate, were “The Cossack” by Ilya Repin and the “Ship at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky, Kommersant reports. Works by Shishkin, Savrasov and other Russian…

Theft during transport – Koloman Moser masterpiece disappeared en route to UK

http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2011-01-04/5833/Koloman_Moser_masterpiece_disappeared_en_route_to_UK A painting bought in an auction in Vienna for more than 100,000 Euros was stolen during transport to the United Kingdom, it has been reported. Viennese newspaper Heute reports today (Tues) that a self portrait by late Austrian artist Koloman…

Rubata la Madonnina del monte Pirio Tagliate le viti in acciaio che ancoravano la statua al masso della vetta. Un piano ben programmato per sottrarla

TORREGLIA. E’ stata divelta dalla roccia la Madonnina del monte Pirio, collocata sulla sommità del colle sopra Torreglia appena due mesi fa, a protezione degli escursionisti dei Colli Euganei, da alcuni volontari dell’Associazione Giovane Montagna di Padova. Gli autori del gesto sacrilego,…

Cyprus – Fifth arrest in church theft

A FIFTH man was remanded yesterday for six days after being implicated in the theft of religious artefacts from two Limassol churches. A police spokesman said: “after acquiring a testimony we have proceeded to arrest a 31-year-old man, he has…

Second statue stolen from Wigan Pier

SINKING FEELING: The boat builder statue 30 January 2009 By Richard Bean A second statue has been stolen from Wigan Pier. Leisure chiefs have been left devastated by the disappearance of the boat builder, days after the pit brow lassie…

A Dramatic Start for TEFAF

MAASTRICHT—There was plenty of excitement at TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) as 9,300 VIP guests tramped through the 227 stands during the Thursday preview, sipping champagne and consuming endless trays of canapés.

Amid tight security, two 1,500-year-old terracotta Vishnu statues bound for an exhibition in Paris were stolen while in the custody of Air France at the Zia International Airport (ZIA) Saturday

2 Paris-bound statues stolen from ZIA France finds it ‘highly suspicious’ Staff Correspondent Named ‘Vishnu’ and ‘Bust of Vishnu’, the statues are from Gupta era of the seventh century. Since being discovered in a dig at Mahasthangarh of Bogra, they…

Thieves in Brazil have stolen two paintings said to be worth $100m (£50m) in a dawn raid on Latin America's most renowned museum

Picasso stolen from Brazil museum  photo: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7154101.stm  Police said Pablo Picasso’s Portrait of Suzanne Bloch, and The Coffee Worker by Brazil’s Candido Portinari, were taken from the Museum of Art of Sao Paulo. The operation, which lasted about three minutes, was…