Volume 18, No. 1 & 2

January-February 1997

Mendi Bible Found in Gym Bag
— Constance Lowenthal
The “Mendi” Bible and a Bible Concordance stolen from the Adams National Historic Site in Quincy, MA in November, are found in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

A Genuine Ruisdael Comes to Light Confused Provenance Notwithstanding
— Anne W. Lowenthal
An IFAR research project has revealed an unpublished, authentic painting, featuring a waterfall, by Jacob van Ruisdael.

Brownstone Collection Update and Reminder
— Constance Lowenthal
The victim's niece, Roberta Starzec-Pyzel, and her companion, Eileen Grosso, begin serving prison terms of 42 months in the summer of 1996. Listing of unrecovered stolen art from Ethel Brownstone’s collection.

The IFAR Year in Review—1996
— Constance Lowenthal
IFAR’s 1996 highlights.