Stolen Art Alert

Volume 4, No. 5

July 1983

IFAR Alert Aids In Jade Recovery
Four of 25 Maya jades stolen from the American Museum of Natural History surface in Brussels

Museum Theft Plotters Go to Jail
— Linda E. Ketchum
Francis and Walter Kregelstein plotted to rob the Hill‑Stead Museum, Farmington, CT, of ten Impressionist paintings. The plot was foiled by the FBI.

Butterfield's Acts on Stolen Art Up for Auction
With assistance from Butterfield’s, the FBI returns a Henry Barraud painting, Three Horses Before a Barn, stolen in the U.K. in 1979.

Forgery Producer Infiltrates Market with Fakes
— Linda E. Ketchum
Forgery of the Month Club offers fake drawings and lithographs with forged provenances.