Stolen Art Alert

Volume 3, No. 10


Most Important 1982 Thefts
Picasso, La Guitare, van Gogh, Self-Portrait, and other works by Picasso, Gauguin, Goya, and Rembrandt, from the National Gallery, Oslo, Norway; Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery, from the Courtauld Institute, London; Maya, late classic period, green jade plaque, from the American Museum of Natural History; Frans Hals, Laughing Boy, and paintings by Aelbert Cuyp, Lucas Franchoys the Younger, and Rembrandt attribution, from the Detroit Institute of Arts

Most Important 1982 Recoveries
Man Ray, Pêchage, from a New York art gallery, Frank Waxman arrested; Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mudra, from Archaeological Museum, Bodhgaya, India; Andrew Wyeth, Writing Chair, from the artist's house in Birmingham, Pa.; Il Canaletto, Kings College Chapel, Cambridge, from a collector's home, Alexandria, Va., one arrest; Chimu from Lambayeque, from the National Museum of Anthropology, Lima, Peru.