Volume 12, No. 10

October 1991

IFAR Helps FBI Recover a Bonnard
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
George Hatem, alias Tony Tameq, interrogated in theft of Bonnard, La Baignade or Les Enfants de la Famille Terrasse.

A Man and His Missions: Rare Painting and Books Stolen from San Gabriel, CA
— Clara Graziani Bronson
William March Witherell, book and painting thief.

Squires Sue NY Gallery
— Constance Lowenthal
Roman bronze cheetah or leopard (pictured), one of 15 ancient objects allegedly stolen from Brownings’ Suffolk farm in 1981-82, bought in Basel by Ariadne Galleries and offered for sale to Getty Museum. Brownings sue Ariadne in John and Rosemary Browning v. Ariadne Galleries.

Sting Operation Reveals Stolen Artifacts: Boston College Librarian Halts Sale of Smuggled Irish Grave Slabs
— Caroline Goeser
Dr. Robert K. O'Neill helps nab smuggler Peter Kenny.

Netherlands Recovers Rubens Oil Sketch in Vienna
— Constance Lowenthal
Perseus and Andromeda surfaces at Vienna auction house.

IFAR Helps Recover Washington Portrait in Los Angeles
— Anna J. Kisluk
Christopher Brown arrested in UCLA theft of portrait attributed to Gilbert Stuart.

Kroll, Migliaro, Stuart.

Just In…
Silver Gilt Drinking Cup from Belfast, part of stolen canteen.