Stolen Art Alert

Volume 4, No. 4

June 1983

Curator Refuses Treasure Slipped Out of Colombia
— Linda E. Ketchum
Nan Kelker of the San Antonio Museum of Art thwarts the sale of a monstrance, valued at $3 million smuggled from Colombia

The Pursuit of the Elgin Marbles
Transcript of a debate on the fate of the Elgin Marbles in the British House of Lords.

And Yet Another Delaney Collection Scandal
Litigation proliferates around the Delany collection (see SAA, March/April, 1983 and May 1983).

Fake Gallery Labels
— Linda E. Ketchum
Three paintings (two Calders and a Leger) surfaced in Europe in 1982 with fake labels from the Pierre Matisse Gallery.