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Picasso, Monets stolen in Dutch heist

The 1898 painting ‘Girl in Front of Open Window’ by Paul Gaugain was one of seven paintings Dutch police say were stolen from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam including one by Pablo Picasso, one by Henri Matisse, and two by Claude Monet. The heist, one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, occurred while the private Triton Foundation collection was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.
The empty space where Henri Matisse’ painting “La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune” was hanging, right, is seen at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Seven paintings by artists including Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet were stolen from a museum in Rotterdam in an early-hours heist, Dutch police said Tuesday. The theft at the Kunsthal museum is one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, and is a stunning blow for the private Triton Foundation collection, which was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.
Forensic experts dust the inside of a back door for fingerprints Tuesday at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Seven paintings by artists including Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet were stolen from a museum in Rotterdam in an early-hours heist, Dutch police said. The theft at the Kunsthal museum is one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, and is a stunning blow for the private Triton Foundation collection, which was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.

Picasso, Monets stolen in Dutch heist

The 1898 painting ‘Girl in Front of Open Window’ by Paul Gaugain was one of seven paintings Dutch police say were stolen from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam including one by Pablo Picasso, one by Henri Matisse, and two by Claude Monet. The heist, one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, occurred while the private Triton Foundation collection was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.
The empty space where Henri Matisse’ painting “La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune” was hanging, right, is seen at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Seven paintings by artists including Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet were stolen from a museum in Rotterdam in an early-hours heist, Dutch police said Tuesday. The theft at the Kunsthal museum is one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, and is a stunning blow for the private Triton Foundation collection, which was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.
Forensic experts dust the inside of a back door for fingerprints Tuesday at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Seven paintings by artists including Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet were stolen from a museum in Rotterdam in an early-hours heist, Dutch police said. The theft at the Kunsthal museum is one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, and is a stunning blow for the private Triton Foundation collection, which was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time.
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