Art Heist Series

December 21, 2020

#1 – The single largest property theft in the world.

Location:  Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Theft, Boston USAStolen:  18 March 1990Artwork:‘Chez Tortoni’ by Edouard Manet‘The Concert’ by Jan Vermeer‘Storm on the Sea of Galilee’ by Rembrandt‘A […]
December 21, 2020

#1 – ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci

Location:  The Louvre, Paris FranceStolen:  21 August 1911Artwork:  ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da VinciValue today:  estimated at $1,200,000,000 AUDStatus: Recovered At the time, the Louvre Museum […]
December 14, 2020

#2 – the ‘Spiderman’ thief

Location:  City of Paris’ Museum of Modern Art, Paris FranceStolen:  20 May 2010Artwork:‘Pastoral’ by Henri Matisse‘Olive Tree near Estaque’ by Georges Braque‘Dove with Green Peas’ by […]
December 14, 2020

#2 – Renoir and Rembrandt

Location:  National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm SwedenStolen:  22 December 2000Artwork:‘Self-Portrait’ by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn‘Conversation with the Gardener’ by Pierre-Auguste Renoir‘Young Parisian’ by Pierre-Auguste RenoirValue […]
December 7, 2020

#3 – 7 Artworks taken from Kunsthal Museum

Location:  Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam NetherlandsStolen:  16 October 2012Artworks:‘Harlequin Head’ by Pablo Picasso‘Reading Girl in White and Yellow’ by Henri Matisse‘Waterloo Bridge, London’ by Claude Monet‘Charing Cross […]
December 7, 2020

#3 – 20 artworks by Vincent van Gogh

Location:  Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam NetherlandsStolen:  14 April 1991Artworks:‘Still Life:  Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers’‘The Bedroom’‘The Potato Eaters’‘The Sower’‘Wheatfield with Crows’‘Still Life:  Vase with Violet Irises Against […]
November 29, 2020

#4 – ‘The Just Judges’ by Jan and Hubert Van Eyck

Location:  St Bavo Cathedral, Ghent BelgiumStolen:  10 April 1934Artwork:  ‘The Just Judges’ by Jan and Hubert Van EyckValue today:  no current value available – possibly destroyedStatus: […]
November 29, 2020

# 4 – ‘The Scream’ by Edvard Munch

Location:  National Museum and Munch Museum, Oslo NorwayStolen:  12 February 1994 and 22 August 2004Artwork:  two versions of ‘The Scream’ by Edvard MunchValue today:  estimated at […]
November 22, 2020

#5 – The Zurich Heist

Location:  Foundation EG Buhrle – Art Museum, Zurich SwitzerlandStolen:  10 February 2008Artworks:‘The Boy in the Red Vest’ by Paul Cezanne‘Ludovic Lepic and His Daughters’ by Edgar […]
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