Stolen Marc Chagall painting to be returned after 30 years

Stolen Marc Chagall painting to be returned after 30 years
 

A Marc Chagall painting stolen from a New York couple's home in 1988 will be returned to the family's estate after nearly 30 years, the FBI says.
The 1911 painting, Othello and Desdemona, was taken from Ernest and Rose Heller's flat with more than a dozen other works of art and jewellery.
The Chagall was recovered last year after a Washington, DC gallery owner twice refused to purchase the painting.
He told the seller to contact the authorities for proof of ownership.
"We took the case from there," said Special Agent Marc Hess, a member of the FBI Art Crime Team.
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13 April 2018 in World News, Views: 137
Source: BBC
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