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Stealing Rembrandts : the untold stories of notorious art heists

Author: Anthony M Amore; Tom Mashberg
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Named Person: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt.; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony M Amore; Tom Mashberg
ISBN: 9780230108530 0230108539
OCLC Number: 679929438
Description: xvii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Untold stories of notorious art heists
Responsibility: Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg.

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Art theft is one of the most profitable criminal enterprises in the world. Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg reveal the actors behind the major art heists of the Dutch Master in the last century,  Read more...

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'A fast-paced and engrossing expose of the shady underbelly of the art world.' - Robert K. Wittman, New York Times bestselling author of Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Read more...

 
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