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IN FRATERNAM MEAM
Monday, December 06, 2004
UP FOR GRABS
A shocking theft puts Museums on Notice:
No treasure is truly safe.


MISSING ITEMS FROM DIFFERENT MUSEUMS

THE SCREAM by Edvard Munch
LAST SEEN : 22 Aug. 2004
TAKEN FROM : The Munch Museum in Oslo, by two men,
at least one armed, during daylight hours.
ESTIMATED WORTH : US$75 MILLION


MADONNA by Edvard Munch
LAST SEEN : 22 Aug. 2004
TAKEN FROM : The MUnch Museum in Oslo, in the same
robbery in which The Scream was taken.
ESTIMATED WORTH : US$ 15 MILLION


THE CONCERT by Jan Vermeer
LAST SEEN : March 18,1990
TAKEN FROM : The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston,
by two thieves dressed as policeman.
ESTIMATED WORTH: US$ 80 MILLION


THE EVANGELIST by El Greco
LAST SEEN : March 24, 1987
TAKEN FROM : A museum in Rosario, Argentina
by robbers pretending to deliver a telegram
after hours.
ESTIMATED WORTH: US$ 7 MILLION


NATIVITY WITH ST. FRANCIS AND ST. LAWRENCE by Caravaggio
LAST SEEN : Oct. 19, 1969
TAKEN FROM : The altar of the Oratorio de San Lorenzo
in Sicily, allegedly by the MAFIA
ESTIMATED WORTH: US$36 MILLION


MADONNA WITH THE YARNWINDER by Leonardo da Vinci
LAST SEEN : Aug. 27, 2003
TAKEN FROM : A Scottish Castle, by two thieves posing
as visitors on a public tour.
ESTIMATED WORTH : US$54 MILLION


NATURE MORTE A LA CHARLOTTE by Pablo Picasso
LAST SEEN : Jan. 12,2004
TAKEN FROM : A restoration warehouse in Paris.
ESTIMATED WORTH : US$ 4.4 MILLION

(abstracted from TIMEMAG by: Ricahrd Lacayo)




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