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Stealing Rembrandts : the untold stories of notorious art heists / Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg.

Amore, Anthony M. (Author). Mashberg, Tom. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library N8795.A46 S7 2011 37684001089336 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780230108530
  • ISBN: 0230108539
  • Physical Description: xvii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why Rembrandt? -- There is no "Dr. No" -- Smeared with blood : the 1972 Worcester Heist -- The takeaway Rembrandt -- Snafu in Cincinnati, 1973 -- Wolves at the door : heists from homes -- Devil's bargain : the MFA Heist -- 2000 : the Stockholm Blitz -- The Rembrandt that wasn't -- Rembrandt's stolen etchings -- Our debt to Rembrandt -- Target Rembrandt : a list of known and reported thefts.
Summary, etc.:
"Art theft is one of the most profitable criminal enterprises in the world, exceeding $6 billion dollars in losses to galleries and art collectors annually. In Stealing Rembrandts, authors Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg reveal the actors behind the major art heists of the Dutch Master in the last century. Through thefts around the world--from Stockholm to Boston, Worcester to Ohio--the authors track daring entries into and escapes from the world's most renowned museums, and robbers who coolly walk off with multimillion dollar paintings. Stealing Rembrandts is a dramatic and brilliant account that lets you peek into the alluring and little-known criminal art world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Art thefts.
Theft from museums.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669.

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