Stolen Art Alert

Volume 4, No. 6

August/September 1983

In This Issue: Calculated Museum Thefts
Toulouse-Lautrec lithograph, Marcelle Lender en Buste, removed from case at McNay Art Institute, San Antonio; two Picasso paintings from the Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; 171 netsuke from exhibition at Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California; silver, jewelry and coins from a store in Seattle, Washington, gallery

Staying on Top of Changes in Art Insurance
— Linda E. Ketchum
Advice from Huntington T. Block, given at the 1983 World Art market Conference in Los Angeles.

UNESCO Consultation on Cultural Property
— Lyndel V. Prott
Paris conference on improving control over illegal cultural traffic. Included discussion of different implementations of the 1970 UNESCO Convention.

More Fake Gallery Labels
Warning from Chapellier Galleries on a fake gallery label on a Kandinsky.

Interpol discovers an 18th-century Siamese bronze Buddha in Pimental, Italy.