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Suspect Arrested For Theft Of Van Gogh And Hals Paintings In Netherlands

“The police announced on Tuesday morning that they had arrested a 58-year-old man on suspicion of stealing both Vincent Van Gogh’s The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring (1884) and Frans Hals’s Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer from two museums in the Netherlands.” The thefts occurred last year in March and August, respectively, from museums that were closed due to the pandemic. The paintings have not yet been located. – Artnet
Tags: Art, Netherlands, Van Gogh, Visual, Vincent Van Gogh, Frans Hals, Nuenen, Parsonage Garden, 04.07.21


Dutch police arrest man over £18m theft of Van Gogh and Hals paintings

Search continues for Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring and Two Laughing Boys, stolen last yearDutch police have arrested a 58-year-old man on suspicion of stealing paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals with an estimated value of £18m during night-time raids on museums in the Netherlands last year.The unnamed man was arrested on Tuesday morning at his home in the central town of Baarn over the thefts of Van Gogh’s The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring and Hals’s Two Laughing Boys. Co...
Tags: Art, Europe, Painting, World news, Culture, Art and design, Netherlands, Art Theft, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Hals, Baarn, Frans Hals, Nuenen, Parsonage Garden


Dutch police arrest man over theft of Van Gogh and Hals paintings

Search continues for multimillion-pound Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring and Two Laughing BoysDutch police have arrested a 58-year-old man on suspicion of stealing two paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals from museums in the Netherlands last year.The man was held at his home in the central town of Baarn over the thefts of Van Gogh’s The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring and Hals’s Two Laughing Boys. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, Painting, World news, Culture, Art and design, Netherlands, Art Theft, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Hals, Baarn, Frans Hals, Nuenen, Parsonage Garden


Van Gogh, The Colors of Life - in Padua, a Day Trip from Venice

Van Gogh - Self Portrait with Grey Felt Hat (1887) - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) If you want to get up close and personal with the enigmatic Vincent van Gogh, The Colors of Life at the San Gaetano Cultural Center in Padua gives you the opportunity. With 82 works by Van Gogh himself, several by Japanese artist Hiroshige -- a major source of the artist's inspiration -- and paintings by contemporaries like Pissarro and Seurat, it is the largest Italia...
Tags: Travel, London, France, Paris, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Belgium, Holland, Brussels, Venice, Francis Bacon, Bacon, Road, Anna, Provence, Arles


Photo Taken By Thieves Of Stolen Van Gogh Made Public

The artist’s Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring (1884) was taken by a robber from the Singer Laren Museum near Amsterdam on March 30. Now a “proof of life” photo showing the painting between a May 30 newspaper and a biography of a (different) convicted Van Gogh thief, has been obtained by well-connected investigator Arthur Brand and turned over to authorities. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Visual, Nuenen, Arthur Brand, Parsonage Garden, 06.18.20


Dutch art detective says he has 'proof of life' of stolen Van Gogh painting

Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring was snatched from a museum in Laren in MarchDutch detectives are investigating two apparent “proof of life” photographs of a £5m Vincent van Gogh painting stolen from a museum during the coronavirus lockdown.The images appear to show Van Gogh’s Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring alongside a copy of the New York Times published on the day of the painting’s theft. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, World news, Culture, Art and design, New York Times, Netherlands, Art Theft, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Nuenen, Laren, Parsonage Garden


Video Of Recent Van Gogh Theft Emerges

“The robber, who arrived to the [Singer Laren] museum [near Amsterdam] on a motorcycle, broke in by smashing reinforced glass doors with a sledgehammer. Leaving the scene, the thief took Van Gogh’s The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring (1884), carrying the painting under his right arm.” – Artnet
Tags: Art, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Visual, Nuenen, Laren, Parsonage Garden, 04.23.20


What Are The Thieves Who Stole That Van Gogh Going To Do With It?

Earlier this month, with the Netherlands under COVID lockdown, raiders broke into a small museum and took van Gogh’s Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring. Writer Daniel Dumas talks to two experts in the recovery of stolen art about where the painting might be now, how and where they might try to sell it, who likely buyers might be, and how art thieves get caught. – Esquire
Tags: Art, Netherlands, Van Gogh, Visual, Gogh, Nuenen, Parsonage Garden, 04.10.20, Daniel Dumas


How to find a stolen Van Gogh

As I posted last week, thieves smashed a glass door at the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam and stole Vincent van Gogh's oil painting “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884." The museum has been closed due to COVID-19. “I am shocked and unbelievably pissed off,” said Singer Laren’s director, Jan Rudolph de Lorn. “Art is there to be seen and shared by all, for society as a whole, to bring enjoyment, to bring inspiration, and also to bring comfort. Especially in this difficult time...
Tags: Art, Post, News, China, Theft, Nazis, Russia, Middle East, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Crimes, Arnold, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Esquire, Black Market


The Netherlands Has Had A Rash Of Van Gogh Thefts In Recent Years

The fact that all 28 Van Gogh paintings, from six separate thefts, were eventually recovered should offer hope that The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring will eventually return to its home in Groningen. – The Art Newspaper
Tags: Art, Netherlands, Van Gogh, Groningen, Visual, Nuenen, Parsonage Garden, 04.04.20


Van Gogh swiped last night during museum smash-and-grab

Last night some asshole smashed a glass door at the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam and stole Vincent van Gogh's oil painting “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884." The museum has been closed due to COVID-19. From the Associated Press: The value of the (10" x 22") work, which was on loan from the Groninger Museum in the northern Dutch city of Groningen, was not immediately known. Van Gogh’s paintings, when they rarely come up for sale, fetch millions at auction... A team...
Tags: Art, Post, News, Museums, Amsterdam, Art Theft, Crimes, Criminals, Van Gogh, Groningen, Vincent Van Gogh, Groninger Museum, Nuenen, Laren, COVID, Parsonage Garden


Early van Gogh Painting Stolen From Dutch Museum

“The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring” was the only thing missing after a heist near Amsterdam. Whoever was behind the theft made the move on the artist’s birthday, knowingly or not.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Van Gogh, Vincent, Groninger Museum, Nuenen, Robberies and Thefts, Laren, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Parsonage Garden, The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring, Singer Laren, Andreas Bluhm


Thieves Steal Van Gogh From Museum Closed Because Of Virus

The Singer Laren museum, just outside the Dutch capital city of Amsterdam, said van Gogh’s “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring” was stolen in an overnight raid. The painting — created in 1884 by the Dutch master, according to Reuters — was on loan from another Dutch institution, the Groninger Museum in the city of Groningen. – CNN
Tags: Art, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Visual, Reuters, Gogh, Nuenen, Laren, 03.30.20, Parsonage Garden


Two stolen Van Gogh paintings are finally returning to public view after 17 years

In 2002, thieves swiped the Dutch painter's pieces, named "View of the Sea at Scheveningen" and "Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen," from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Tags: Cnn, Van Gogh, Scheveningen, Van Gogh Museum, Nuenen, Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church


Stolen Van Gogh works return to public display after 17 years

Restored paintings go on view in Amsterdam, bringing story of infamous art heist to a closeSeventeen years after being snatched from Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, two of the Dutch master’s greatest works have been put back on public display, bringing the story of one of most infamous postwar art heists to a close.View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen by Vincent van Gogh were stolen in the dark of a December night in 2002. Continue reading...
Tags: Painting, Culture, Art and design, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Scheveningen, Van Gogh Museum, Nuenen, Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church


Eeuwige rust in Nederland: Van Lepejou in Zwolle tot de islamitische begraafplaats Rotterdam

In 1828, op 23 juli om precies te zijn, overlijdt op ongeveer 23 jarige leeftijd Lepejou. Lepejou is in Nederlands-Indië geboren en is, naar verluidt uit dank vanwege het redden van diens leven, door Joan Hendrik Tobias mee naar Nederland genomen. In veel teksten wordt naar Lepejou verwezen als ‘geliefde huisknecht'; naar alle waarschijnlijkheid wordt hiermee bedoeld dat Lepejou tot slaaf gemaakt is. Het zou kunnen dat hij een zwarte man was (verwijzingen daarnaar vinden we ook terug) of een isl...
Tags: Religion, Guyana, Zwolle, Rotterdam, Den Haag, Het, Tobias, Venlo, Nederland, NIDA, Nuenen, Notes from the Field, België, Almere, Leefbaar Rotterdam, Van Lepejou


Stolen Van Goghs returned to Dutch museum

The two paintings, titled 'Seascape at Scheveningen' (1882) and 'Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen' (1884-1885), were stolen in a nighttime heist 15 years ago and recovered by police in Italy.
Tags: News, Scheveningen, Congregation, Nuenen, Van Goghs


Stolen Van Goghs returned to Dutch museum

The two paintings, titled 'Seascape at Scheveningen' (1882) and 'Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen' (1884-1885), were stolen in a nighttime heist 15 years ago and recovered by police in Italy.
Tags: News, Scheveningen, Congregation, Nuenen, Van Goghs


Stolen Van Goghs returned to Dutch museum

The two paintings, titled 'Seascape at Scheveningen' (1882) and 'Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen' (1884-1885), were stolen in a nighttime heist 15 years ago and recovered by police in Italy.
Tags: News, Scheveningen, Congregation, Nuenen, Van Goghs


Stolen Van Gogh paintings return to Amsterdam museum

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Van Gogh Museum has welcomed home two paintings by the Dutch master more than 14 years after they were ripped off a wall at the museum in a nighttime heist. The paintings, the 1882 “Seascape at Scheveningen,” and 1884-85 work “Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen,” were discovered last year […]
Tags: News, Ap, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Scheveningen, Van Gogh Museum, Reformed Church, Nuenen, Nation & World


“The paintings have been found! That I would be able to ever pronounce these words is something I had no longer dared to hope for."

Said the Director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.The 2 paintings — “Seascape at Scheveningen” and “Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen” were stolen from the museum in 2002 and found through an investigation of the Amato Pagano clan of the Camorra Mafia family. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Crime, Law, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Scheveningen, Van Gogh Museum, Nuenen, Ann Althouse


Two Stolen Van Goghs, Missing For 14 Years, Recovered In Italy

“The paintings, Seascape at Scheveningen (1882) and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884/85), early works van Gogh painted in Holland, were stolen from the Amsterdam [Van Gogh] museum very early one December morning” in 2002.
Tags: Art, Italy, Amsterdam, Holland, Van Gogh, Visual, Gogh, Scheveningen, Nuenen, Van Goghs


Solar Powered Glow-In-The-Dark Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde’s cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent Van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening. The surface of the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Bicycle Path is coated with a special paint that uses energy gathered during the day to glow after dark. More info: Daan Roosegaarde
Tags: Design, Daan Roosegaarde, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Nuenen


The World's First Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Path Glimmers a Ghostly Green

At 8PM last night , cyclists in the Dutch town of Nuenen were finally able to ride on a bike path that's been in the making for months. What took so long? This particular bike path represents the product of a collaboration between a designer and a construction company who want to build smarter, more efficient roads. Like this one, which glows. Read more...
Tags: Transportation, Cities, Biking, Bike Paths, Nuenen



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