AMSTERDAM, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Italian police have recovered two paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh in Naples, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam said on Friday.
It said the paintings, stolen from the museum in 2002, had been removed from their frames but appeared largely undamaged. It was not immediately clear when they would be returned to the museum.
The works, “Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuene” and “View of the Sea at Scheveningen,” are both from relatively early in Van Gogh’s career.
Van Gogh's "The Potato Eaters," one of the works that was stolen. (Photo: Public domain) Officials said Friday that two Van Gogh paintings—stolen in 2002 in a brazen robbery at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam—were recovered in Ital...
After disappearing for 14 years, two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen one morning from his namesake museum in Amsterdam have finally re-surfaced in a small Italian town.
Italian police recover paintings, worth tens of millions of euros, that were stolen from a museum in Amsterdam in 2002.
Two stolen Vincent Van Gogh paintings have been recovered in a raid on the Mafia in Naples, Italian police authorities said Friday. In a press release announcing the recovery of the portraits, the Van Gogh Museum, based in Amsterdam...