Volume 17, No. 9

September 1996

Batoni's Magdalen, a Popular Image of the Saint
— Clara Graziani Bronson
Painting of Penitent Magdalen presented to IFAR's Authentication Service proves to be a known copy of a painting by Pompeo Batoni and is listed in the catalogue raisonné

Deception at London Archives
— Constance Lowenthal
A crime of addition lies at the heart of the investigation against the criminals who doctored files at the Tate Archives and the British Council of London. Several individuals were arrested but charges have not yet been brought against them.

German and Czech Police Recover Art Stolen from the Czech Republic
— Anna J. Kisluk
The German federal bureau of criminal investigations and the Czech police recover in Wurzberg, Germany a number of Old Master paintings stolen from the Czech Republic in 1990 and 1992.