Volume 8, No. 2

March/April 1987

IFAR Identifies an Early Halpert Watercolor
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
The Bathers, executed by Samuel Halpert, American disciple of French avant-garde painting

Still Missing
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.