Major art theft in Italy (ctd.)

April 25 2016


The Italian police have released some extraordinary CCTV footage from the armed robbery at the Castelvecchio museum in Verona last year. Pictures stolen apparently included works by or attributed to Rubens, Mantegna and Tintoretto.

I am baffled by the ease with which they were able to take pictures off the wall, and how some of the works were just on easels in the middle of a room. It all looks a little... easy.

The Italian authorities say they have traced the pictures to Moldova. So hopefully they can be recovered soon.

Update - I'm afraid there's nothing I can do about the prostate advert at the beginning of the video.

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