Volume 8, No. 1
Limited Edition Museum Replicas from Beijing
— Constance Lowenthal
Reproductions to scale of ancient bronzes from Palace Museum raise potential problems for unwary collectors
New Book on Art Law
Franklin Feldman and Stephen E. Weil’s two-volume Art Law, Rights and Liabilities of Creators and Collectors, is published. It updates their 1974 Art Works: Law, Policy, Practice.
Matisse Girl in White stolen from Konstmuseum in Göteborg, Sweden, in May 1973.
Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Hundertwasser. Photographs: El Lissitzky. Oriental Art, Chinese: Han Dynasty tomb figure; T'ang Dynasty tomb horse.
Belgian police recover several works.
Stolen Art Alert
— Lynn Stowell Pearson
New York: Rare Chinese export porcelain figure of the Ch’ien Lung period (1736-95). Los Angeles: Veraguas gold frog. France: Two African sculptures, stolen in 1983. Sheffield, Massachusetts: Staigg portraits and other antiques.