Volume 7, No. 3

April/May 1986

IFAR Identifies a Pair of Portraits by Thomas Hudson
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Portraits of John and Arthur Chichester, dated 1745

San Francisco Painting Reunited with Paris Pendant
— Constance Lowenthal
Pier Francesco Mola painting, Erminia and Vafrino Tending the Wounded Tancred, returned to the Louvre by The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Had disappeared from the Louvre in the 1950s.

Rumanian Suits Dismissed in New York and Fort Worth
— Lynn Stowell Pearson
Judges say Rumania was uncooperative in suits against Wildenstein and Kimbell Art Foundation for the return of El Greco paintings, San Sebastian and Giacomo Basio, that it claimed were stolen in 1940s.

Owner Sought
Painting attributed to Giovanni Antonio Bazzi Sodoma seized by Italian police.

Sculpture: several Austrian, 16th-18th century wood sculptures; Baldassare; Peindl; Schmidt; Wollek. Decorative Arts: stained glass.; Renee and Simon tapestry

Stolen Art Alert
— Lynn Stowell Pearson
Paris, France: Vuillard, La ravaudeuse (Woman Darning,) from Musée d'Orsay. Meroe, Sudan: 2-3rd century A.D. statue of harpist, from Royal Baths. Leeds, England: Fulford Collection of gold snuff boxes. The Marcos Collection: Two collections of paintings sought by Philippine government, including Picasso, van Gogh, Brueghel the Younger, Monet, Pissarro, Gauguin, Filippo Lippi, and Andrew Wyeth.