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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Rotterdam art thieves take valuable paintings in dawn heist

Paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Gauguin, Meyer de Haan, Lucian Freud and two by Monet were stolen on Tuesday from a gallery in Rotterdam. The works were named by the museum's management on Tuesday afternoon, as Pablo Picasso's Harlequin Head; Henri Matisse's Reading Girl in White and Yellow; Claude Monet's Waterloo Bridge, London, and Charing Cross Bridge, London; Paul Gauguin's Girl in Front of Open Window, De Haan's Self-Portrait and Freud's Woman with Eyes Closed. The Picasso was the best known work. Experts say the stolen paintings' worth was well in the tens of millions of pounds.http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/oct/16/rotterdam-art-thieves-valuable-paintings

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