A Renoir painting stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art more than 60 years ago will return to public view later this month.
Curators at the Baltimore Museum of Art are celebrating after a court decides a painting stolen there more than 60 years ago must be returned to the museum.
A federal judge will hear arguments on whether a napkin-sized painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir should go to a Baltimore museum or a Virginia woman who says she bought it at a flea market for $7.
Lawyers for a Virginia woman trying to reclaim a Renoir painting seized by the FBI in an ownership dispute say a Baltimore museum’s claim to the painting can’t be authenticated in court.
Paperwork is landing on a Virginia judge’s desk over who gets ownership of a stolen Renoir painting. It was taken from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago and allegedly resurfaced as a $7 flea market special.
A federal court battle over a napkin-sized Renoir is driving two northern Virginia siblings bitterly apart.
New twists in an ongoing mystery over who owns a valuable painting that disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 60 years ago.
Police have located a 60-year-old theft report from the day a Renoir painting disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art that matches the description of an artwork that sold for $7 recently at a flea market. Now an art theft expert says the museum has a strong case to get it back.
From trash to treasure. It’s the dream of anyone who looks for finds at a flea market.