Volume 14, No. 6

June 1993

Old Master Copies Continue to Challenge Experts
— Nancy J. Little
Portrait of Juan de Pareja, studied by IFAR, probably executed by 19th-century copyist, after the Velasquez

Museum Thefts in Greece
— Anna J. Kisluk
64 items from Aegina (Kolona) Archaeological Museum; 20 items from Archaeological Museum on Paros; 102 bronze objects and 17 marble sculptures from Archaeological Museum in Tegea.

Professional Art Thieves —Who and Why?
— Florence Squassi Swanstrom
Lecture by Constance Lowenthal on a profile of the “professional” art thief, based on particular cases.

Gothic Or Not?
— Florence Squassi Swanstrom
Dr. Charles T. Little, Curator of Medieval Art at the Metropolitan Museum, discusses fakes of medieval works.

Art Thief Commits Suicide
— Florence Squassi Swanstrom
Convicted of stealing van Gogh’s, Pont sur la Seine a Paris, in 1985 from a Bel Aire home, then disappearing the day before his conviction, Ronald Gerson kills himself.

Art-Law Centre: Geneva Organization Announces Publication and Next Seminar
— Constance Lowenthal
Lausanne conference, “Works of Art in the European Single Market,” is title of Sept. 27, 1993 seminar to be organized by the Geneva Art-Law Centre.

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Creo, Dolci, Locca, Rimbert, Utrillo, Vlaminck. Sculpture: Remington. Antiquities: Hellenistic stele.