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Cultural property repatriated to Italy and Bolivia

Published: Tuesday 30th October 2018

An Etruscan lar and a Tiwanaku jar have been repatriated to Italy and Bolivia PRESS RELEASE 30 October 2018 The Art Loss Register is happy to announce the repatriation of two objects to Italy and Bolivia. Ceremonies arranged at the British Embassy in Rome and the Bolivian Embassy in London have taken place over the […]

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ALR Quarterly Newsletter Issue 12 – October 2018

Published: Thursday 4th October 2018

Etruscan lar and Tiwanaku jar returned to Italy and Bolivia The Art Loss Register is delighted to announce the repatriation of two stolen objects to their countries of origin. The object returned to Italy in early October was an Etruscan bronze ‘lar’ statuette that was stolen from the Archaeological Museum in Siena in 1988. Read […]

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ALR Quarterly Newsletter Issue 11 – August 2018

Published: Saturday 11th August 2018

Hubert Robert drawing recovered Amongst many of the cases on which we have been working this year, we are happy to report the recovery of a Hubert Robert work in ink and watercolour. The drawing was registered on the ALR database after a theft from a private residence in Brussels in June 2004. It was […]

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Antiquities looted during Lebanese Civil War returned

Published: Thursday 26th April 2018

PRESS RELEASE One of two Roman marble torsos looted from Lebanon in 1981, and now repatriated through the Art Loss Register and New York law enforcement Two antiquities looted during the Lebanese civil war in the 1980s have been returned to Lebanon and will be displayed at the National Museum in Beirut. The marble sculptures […]

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Recovery of Matisse Bronze Sculpture

Published: Thursday 30th November 2017

A bust of Matisse’s daughter, stolen from a Swiss museum 25 years ago, and now recovered In 1906, the celebrated artist Henri Matisse created a bronze sculpture of his young daughter Marguerite, who was the subject of so many of his works. The piece is particularly interesting as it was made during the early years […]

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