Art thief sentenced in ‘Afghan Girl’ heist

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Art thief sentenced in ‘Afghan Girl’ heist

Gallery owner: Restitution ‘a drop in the bucket’
Brandon Donahue, center, awaits the beginning of his sentencing hearing in front of District Judge Jeffery Wilson on Tuesday as attorney Mike Chapman, who was representing the Open Shutter Gallery, looks on. Donahue, the former manager of the Open Shutter Gallery, was sentenced to four years probation for his role in stealing and selling photographic prints belonging to world-renowned photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his image of “Afghan Girl.”
In this Sept. 9, 2008, photo, photographer Steve McCurry poses for a portrait in New York with a poster of his iconic photo of an Afghan girl. A Durango man was sentenced Tuesday to probation for his role in stealing and selling McCurry prints.

Art thief sentenced in ‘Afghan Girl’ heist

Brandon Donahue, center, awaits the beginning of his sentencing hearing in front of District Judge Jeffery Wilson on Tuesday as attorney Mike Chapman, who was representing the Open Shutter Gallery, looks on. Donahue, the former manager of the Open Shutter Gallery, was sentenced to four years probation for his role in stealing and selling photographic prints belonging to world-renowned photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his image of “Afghan Girl.”
In this Sept. 9, 2008, photo, photographer Steve McCurry poses for a portrait in New York with a poster of his iconic photo of an Afghan girl. A Durango man was sentenced Tuesday to probation for his role in stealing and selling McCurry prints.
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