Investment Special: Irish connection to US art heist
The Art Loss Register, which was set up in 1991, is the world's largest private database of lost and stolen art, antiques and collectables, writes Kieron Wood.
How would you like to make $5 million? Well, that's the reward for information about a $500 million theft of an art collection which is rumoured to be in Ireland.
The paintings, which include works by Vermeer, Degas and Rembrandt, were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 17, 1990. It remains the biggest unsolved art heist in American history.
Christopher Marinello, general counsel to the London-based Art Loss Register, told a packed gathering...
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