Volume 13, No. 6

June 1992

Picasso's Pierrot: A Thousand Clowns
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Pierrot gouache of 1901 is a favorite of forgers

Experts Meet on Art Theft
— Constance Lowenthal
Council on the Prevention of Art Theft organized second International Fine Arts, Antiques and Architectural Theft Conference in London.

Snuff Bottles Stolen in UK (Burghley House, Lincolnshire)
— Anna J. Kisluk
143 18th- and 19th-century bottles from important collection of 400 bottles.

“Skunk” Steals Bronze and Painting of Cartoon Characters
— Anna J. Kisluk
Painting of the Looney Tunes skunk, Pépé LePew, and bronze Wile E. Coyote in pursuit of the Road Runner, both by Chuck Jones, taken from Corona del Mar, California, gallery run by Jones's daughter.

Mary Cassatt and Andrea Mantegna: Last Two Lectures in 1992 Series
— Caroline Goeser
In IFAR Evenings lecture series, Jay E. Cantor describes efforts to revise Cassatt catalogue raisonné; David Ekserdjian, curator of a recent Mantegna exibit, reviews the work of this 15th-century artist as a draftsman.