November 10, 2020

#7 – ‘Femme Assise (Seated Woman)’ by Henri Matisse

Location:  Paul Rosenberg private collection, Paris FranceStolen:  1940 by Nazi partyArtwork: ‘Femme Assise (Seated Woman)’ by Henri MatisseValue today:  estimated in 2015 at around $28,000,000 AUDStatus: Recovered […]
November 9, 2020

Meet the team Q&A Series – John King

John King, Director When did you join Keystone? What were you doing beforehand?I was born in Crawley, England, but emigrated to Melbourne, Australia, with my parents in 1966 […]
November 2, 2020

#8 – ‘View of Auvers-sur-Oise’ by Paul Cezanne

Location:  Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University UKStolen:  31 December 1999Artwork:  ‘View of Auvers-sur-Oise’ by Paul CezanneValue today:  estimated at around $5,500,000 AUDStatus: Missing Celebrations for the new […]
November 2, 2020

#8 – Tillmann thefts, Canada

Location:  Tillmann thefts, CanadaStolen:  roughly between 1995 and 2013Artwork:  over 10,000 itemsValue today:  several million, but overall value unknownStatus: Recovered John Tillmann was a Canadian art […]
October 29, 2020

#9 – ‘The Customs Officer’s Cabin at ‘Pourville’ by Claude Monet

Location:  Brentwood, Los Angeles USAStolen:  12 July 1992Artworks:‘The Customs Officer’s Cabin at Pourville’ by Claude Monet, ‘Nude Before a Mirror’ by Pablo Picasso (no picture available)Value […]
October 29, 2020

#9 – ‘A Cavalier (self-portrait)’ by Frans van Mieris

Location:  Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney AustraliaStolen:  10 June 2007Artwork: ‘A Cavalier (self-portrait)’ by Frans van MierisValue today:  unknown, was insured for $1,400,000 AUDStatus: […]
October 20, 2020

#10 – Davidoff-Morini Stradivarius violin

Location:  Fifth Avenue, Upper West Side, New York, USAStolen:  18 October 1995Artwork: Davidoff-Morini Stradivarius violinValue today:  estimated at around $11,000,000 AUDStatus: Missing Erica Morini was a […]
October 19, 2020

#10 – ‘Jour d’Eté ’ by Berthe Morisot

Location:  Tate Gallery, London, UKStolen:  14 April 1956Artwork: ‘Jour d’Eté (Summer’s Day)’ by Berthe MorisotValue today:  estimated at more than $12,000,000 AUDStatus: Artwork Recovered Two Irish […]
October 19, 2020

Art Heist – Top 10 Countdown

It is believed that around 50,000 artworks are stolen annually around the world and that only a low percentage of those thefts are found.  But interestingly, […]
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