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The Marquise' Missing Titian - £ 100,000 reward.
RECOVERED Aug. 22, 2002
WILTSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM - January 6, 1995 Longleat House was robbed of three European paintings. The stately home of the Marquis of Bath's was but one of several "Great House" hits that hit England in the mid 1990's. The losses included:
Cleve (circle of) Dutch, 1500's; Portrait of Elanor of Austria
Veronese, Italian 1487-1553; Personification of Justice
Recovered Titian, Italian, 1495-1576; Rest on the Flight to Egypt
The most valuable painting taken was "Rest on the Flight to Egypt" by the Italian master Titian. A £100,000 UK reward had been offered for the safe return of the art. For a story about this recovery see the BBC
As to the remaining missing paintings, they are still considered to be stolen property. If you have any information about this case please contact the appropriate officials.
San Francisco Chronicle article.
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