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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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Hatton Garden watch dealer jailed for selling over 100 stolen watches after the ALR’s Watch Register identifies stolen Rolex

Published: Wednesday 27th September 2017

Rolex GMT Master ‘Eye of the Tiger’ watch, valued at £13,500, stolen from Swiss Time Machine in London in 2016 and identified two months later by the Watch Register when offered for sale with 50 others stolen ones PRESS RELEASE: JULY 2017 “The assistance provided by the Art Loss Register continues to be of great investigative value to police […]

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Find out more about the Watch Register in this quarter’s Revolution magazine!

Published: Monday 25th September 2017

With watch thefts on the rise, from organised smash-and-grabs with gangs on mopeds, to opportunistic pilfering in clubs, gyms and hotels, the Watch Register’s role in providing some peace of mind for enthusiasts is increasing since its creation as part of the Art Loss Register in 2014. Revolution spoke with Katya Hills, Client Development Manager & Managing Director […]

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Recovery of 3 Francis Bacon works makes headlines around the world

Published: Thursday 27th July 2017

       The works were recovered by the Spanish police following a tip-off from the Art Loss Register PRESS RELEASE The discovery of three stolen portraits by Francis Bacon has made international headlines over the past week. The paintings had been stolen from the private residence of José Capelo in Madrid in June 2015, […]

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