04-13-2012, 12:19 AM #1
Cops recover $109 million Cezanne masterpiece, bust suspected thief at gunpoint
Pictured: The dramatic moment police stopped suspected art
thief at gunpoint and recovered a stolen £68.3million Cezanne (Daily Mail)
Serbian police officers held a hooded suspected robber at gunpoint in Belgrade after Paul Cezanne's £68.3million The Boy in the Red Vest was recovered from a car boot.
The work by the French Post Impressionist was stolen from the E G Buhrle Collection in Zurich along with three other masterpieces by Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh and Edgar Degas in 2008.
After delaying an announcement of what the painting was, authorities produced Cezanne's famous painting worth $109 million, at a news conference today.
04-14-2012, 10:02 PM #2
Yay they got back The Boy In The Red Vest.I jest.
How does one man amass so much art? I know how he made his money, but he like owned half the free world of art.
Gotta love the comments. It looks like any episode of "Cops" to me.
Also the thieves spoke German with a Slavik accent? So that equated how they confused the boot with the roof? The cuffs with the firearm?
Thanks WFGODOT. Again I missed ya.
04-14-2012, 10:17 PM #3
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