The con man Eduardo de Valfierno

Eduardo de Valfierno, who referred to himself as Marqués (marquis), was an Argentine con man who allegedly masterminded the theft of the Mona Lisa. Valfierno paid several men to steal the work of art from the Louvre, including museum employee…
The worlds most valuable missing paintings

Disappeared in: 2000 Reward offered: Undisclosed As Oxford’s revellers were welcoming in the Millenium, a criminal used the opportunity to break into the city’s Ashmolean Museum and steal Cezanne’s painting, View of Auvers-sur-Oise. The painting is still unlocated, although no…
Famous stolen and missing art works

The Concert The largest art theft in world history occurred in Boston on March 18, 1990 when thieves stole 13 pieces, collectively and altogether worth $300 million, from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Among the pieces stolen was Vermeer’s The…