HAGA (ANP) – In the Dutch Ambassador's House in Romania, a painting was handed over to the Romanian authorities. A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms news coverage from NOS. Experts investigate if it is a work of Picasso, Tête d 'Arlequin, stolen from Kunsthal.
In 2012, seven paintings, among others, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse were stolen from Rotterdam Kunsthal. Writer Mira Fetuci, who lived in the Netherlands in 2015, wrote a book about this art robbery, received anonymous advice ten days ago and then found a colorful pastel drawing (in a plastic folder) under a tree from a Romanian village, informs NOS.
The robbery was the work of the Romanians who took pictures in their country. The paintings were not recovered, one part would have been burned.