Stolen Art Alert

Volume 1, No. 2

February 1980

Inside the DeShong Museum Thefts
— B. Burnham
The small, under-funded DeShong Museum in Chester, Pennsylvania, suffered the loss of 55 paintings and other decorative objects between 1976 and 1979. Local police failed to report the losses to the art world, or to the Philadelphia police, or FBI office

Two Important Thefts
Paul Storr Silver Gilt George III wine cooler; five Old Master paintings from Palace Museum in Gotha, East Germany.