Volume 8, No. 2
IFAR Identifies an Early Halpert Watercolor
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
The Bathers, executed by Samuel Halpert, American disciple of French avant-garde painting
Two Paul Klee watercolors, With the Brown Camel and The Niesen, stolen in 1976 from the Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, Switzerland.
Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Bonheur, Cruz Biombo de Madera, Cruz Herrera, European 18th century, Gainsborough. Sculpture: Cornell, Italian 16th century. Decorative Arts, Liturgical Objects Spanish, 14th century.
Stolen Art Alert: Recently Reported Thefts
Maastricht, The Netherlands: Nine paintings stolen from gallery, including Brueghel the Younger, Hobbema, Pissarro, Renoir, Teniers the Younger, Trouillebert, van de Velde the Younger.
Thefts In This Issue
Cooperstown, New York: Two paintings, valued at $1 million: Moroni Portrait of a Bearded Man, and Guardi, An Architectural Caprice with a Ruined Building. Monte Carlo, Monaco: Morisot painting. Paris, France: 79 Matta paintings stolen from home of the artist. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 16 paintings, most by Dutch 17th- and 18th-century artists including Storck, Rietschoof, Pieterszen, and van Heemskerk the Elder, and one clock. Leigh-on-Sea, England: Bracket clocks, Sèvres porcelain, Herring Senior painting, and bronze. Theft in Transit: Reliquary stolen between Munich and New York City. Chicago, Illinois: Judy Chicago needlework, Tree of Life.