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Thursday, 20 January 2011

Stolen Masterpieces Recovered in Scotland

Works by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Samuel Peploe and Federico Barocci Returned.

Poor record keeping and slack security by the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the Museum of Transport, and Maryhill stores in Scotland has aided the disappearance of at least 10 works of art worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. Three paintings stolen from the gallery, more than a decade ago have been recovered after one of the artworks was spotted in an auction catalogue. The painting, “Wooded Landscape With Figures” by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot was discovered by one of the curators at and Museum, in November. Read Full Story

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