Volume 4, No. 10
Cumulative 1983 Issue
Most Important 1983 Thefts
Rembrandt, Painter Jacob de Gheyn III, from Dulwich College, London; Picasso, Tête de femme and Buste de femme, from Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Ikkosai, Netsuke, among 171 netsuke, from Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, Calif.; Baule, Pendant, and 12 other pieces of African jewelry, from Musée de l'Homme, Paris; Calder, Untitled, from New York auction house
Most Important 1983 Recoveries
Raphael, Esterhazy Madonna, and five other paintings, from Budapest Museum of Fine Arts; Rembrandt, Clement de Jonghe, Printseller, and another print, from National Gallery, Ottawa, and three prints stolen from Syracuse University; Java, Sailendra Period, Bodhisattva Padmapani, from Cleveland Museum of Art; Maya, Flat Plaque, and three other jades, from American Museum of Natural History; Gauguin, Landscape with Skaters, and 17 other paintings and drawings, from storage in Burnaby, British Columbia.
— Edwin L. Weisl, Jr.
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1983 Art Theft Statistics