Art Crimes

In the news: Italian art police track down copy of Da Vinci’s lost masterpiece

December 4, 2012

Italian art police have successfully tracked down a 400 hundred year-old-copy of a lost Da Vinci Masterpiece- an unfinished Fresco of the Battle of Anghiari. After being stolen, the panel’s secret journey took it from Naples to Switzerland, Germany, New York, and, finally,…

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Unsolved Art Mysteries: WHODUNIT?

March 7, 2010

The Case of the Pilfering “Policemen” by Leticia Marie Sanchez WHO: Two art burglars disguised as policemen WHAT: The greatest art heist in world history WHERE: Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum WHEN: October 18, 1990 WHY: $500 million dollars worth…

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