March 24, 2017
Guercino Left Ghastly After Theft The recovery of a stolen Guercino altarpiece this past February was a major moment, yet news sources are now reporting that the extent of damage to the canvas thanks to this theft might be irreparable.

December 11, 2016
The Mona Lisa is the focus of much creative projection and sleuthing.

May 13, 2016

December 8, 2015
Thomas Marks discusses the impact of the theft at the Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona on 19 November 2015 in Apollo Magazine , saying it ‘is hard to overstate the gravity of this theft for both the museum – one of the finest civic collections in northern Italy’ and for Italian museums in general.

November 20, 2015
Theft at Verona Museum On the evening of Thursday 19 November 2015, thieves stole seventeen paintings from the Museo Civico di Castelvecchio in Verona.

May 19, 2015
NYTimes: Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

December 16, 2014
Bronze statue lost and found.

April 1, 2014
Thieves steal part of a wall painting showing Apollo and Artemis from a building in Pompeii in mid March.

October 27, 2013
Tina Lepri and Ermanno Rivetti report in The Art Newspaper that Naples’s Girolamini church complex is now under the management of the Italian Cultural Minister after thousands of manuscripts and other artifacts were stolen by the now-jailed former director of the library.

August 22, 2013
A Very Short Fact from the VSIs

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