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Two men admit stealing then returning £50m Gustav Klimt work found in Italian art gallery wall

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

'Portrait of a Lady' by Gustav Klimt was stolen from the Ricci Oddi modern art gallery in Piacenza in 1997. Two men have confessed to taking it after it was found hidden in the gallery wall.
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Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting

Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Portrait of a Lady was hidden in same Italian gallery from which it went missing in 1997 Two men have confessed to stealing, and then returning, a painting by Gustav Klimt in a bizarre twist to one of Italy's most mysterious cases of stolen art. Experts confirmed on Friday the authenticity of Portrait of a Lady , which was found concealed in a wall of the Ricci Oddi modern art gallery, the same gallery in Piacenza from which it went missing almost 23 years ago.
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