An alleged art thief suspected of stealing a Salvador Dali painting right off the wall of an Upper East Side art gallery during business hours has been arrested exactly eight months later. You may recall the high-profile caper: On June...Show More Summary
Recovering stolen masterpieces can sometimes take years of police sleuthing. But in the case of a recently pilfered Salvador Dali painting, a resolution has come swiftly, if somewhat mysteriously.
What do you do with a stolen drawing by Dalí? Apparently you mail it back.
NEW YORK (AP).- The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport. The $150,000 work of art was swiped from a Madison...Show More Summary
A stolen drawing by surrealist artist Salvador Dali was mailed back to New York City without explanation just in time for the final day the gallery show it was stolen from 10 days earlier in Manhattan. The Venus Over Manhattan gallery had received an email...
"Gee, that was easy. The NYPD has cracked the case of the stolen Salvador Dali painting after it was mysteriously mailed back to New York from Europe, The Post has learned. The $150,000 watercolor-and-ink original work arrived in pristine condition...
A stolen Salvador Dali painting worth an estimated $150,000 has been recovered after being mailed back to the United States from Greece, police said Saturday.
A $150,000 Salvador Dali painting stolen from an Upper East Side gallery the week before last has been returned unharmed. The 1949 watercolor-and-ink work, called "Cartel de Don Juan Tenirio," went missing from the Venus Over Manhattan gallery when a thief in a checkered suit (who was caught on camera) ... More »
Authorities in New York say a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting that was stolen from a New York City gallery last week has been mailed back in perfect condition. The painting, a 1949 piece titled “Cartel de Don Juan Tenirio,” was lifted June 20th, when a brazen thief snatched the work of art right off a [...]Show More Summary
The Case of the Missing Dali Painting is all but solved— the $150,000 "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio," which was stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery on Madison Ave by a shopping bag-wielding thief on June 19, was returned yesterday. [ more › ]
Weird: a thief stole a $150,000 drawing by Salvador Dali last week by just taking it off the wall of an NYC gallery and strolling out. Weirder: It was returned via mail, from Europe. The BBC reports that the Venus Over Manhattan gallery was sent a cryptic-sounding email earlier...
A week ago I reported on the theft of a small Salvador Dali painting Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio (left) and showed this image of the thief from CCTV footage (CLICK). Within a few days the Venus Over Manhattan gallery received an email saying the painting was "on its way back to you already". Show More Summary
A little more than a week ago, a man walked into the Venus Over Manhattan gallery and walked out with Salvador Dali?s ?Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio?. There was no elaborate plan or crazy scheme. The mystery dude just told the securityShow More Summary
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An art thief pulled off a coup on Tuesday (June 19) when he walked out a Manhattan art gallery carrying a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting titled "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio."
On Tuesday around 4:15 p.m., a Salvador Dali painting was stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery (which opened in May) on Madison Avenue, by a man posing as a potential customer. [ more › ]
A small Salvador Dali painting Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio (above left) has been stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery in New York (CLICK). On the right is a poor quality CCTV still of the thief making his escape. He simply...Show More Summary
Authorities in New York City are on the hunt for an art thief who swiped a Salvador Dali painting valued at $150,000 from a gallery in Manhattan. According to a report by the NY Post, the man, described as slightly balding and wearing a black and white checkered shirt, posed as a customer at the [...]Show More Summary
A Salvador Dali painting worth an estimated $150,000 was stolen from a Manhattan gallery earlier this week, police sources told NBC 4 New York on Thursday.