Volume 11, No. 10

October 1990

Deceptive Rodins
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Version of The Age of Bronze is identified by IFAR expert Albert E. Elsen as a surmoulage, a cast made from new molds taken from an original bronze, with forged foundry stamp

Kuwait National Museum Art in Peril
— Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah
Letter from museum director expressing fears of Iraqi plundering during invasion.

New York Police Department Busts Art Theft Gangs. Colnaghi Gallery Recoveries
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Detectives Joseph Keenan and Alexander Sabo of the reorganized Safe, Loft and Truck Squad interviewed by IFAR on Colnaghi Gallery and Dyansen Gallery arrests.

All About Art Recovery: The N.Y.P.D. Safe, Loft and Truck Detectives Answer IFAR's Questions
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Q&A on squad's activities.

Updates on New York Thefts
Isselbacher Gallery's Bonnard thefts, stolen 14th-19th century oriental works, Matisse sketchbook theft, Calder mobile and other works from Madison Avenue gallery, Redouté in trash can, owners sought for six bronze sculptures.

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Brueghel, Gagliardi, Graziano. Sculpture: 15th-century German Madonna and Child. Roman: Gallo-Roman Mercury.

Missing Art Alert
Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Rubens; Foujita. Egyptian: earring, incense burner, Ptah. Greek: earrings.

Note: Dali Trial
Defense statement in July article, “Guilty Verdict in Hawaii Dali Trial” now available from attorney.