Volume 1, No. 7
Georgia O'Keeffe Wins in Court of Appeals
— Roger A. Lowenstein
Georgia O'Keeffe's counsel reports on a reverse decision by the New Jersey Superior Court's Appellate Division regarding three of her paintings stolen in 1946 and recovered in 1976 (see Art Theft Archive, January 1979). With one judge dissenting, the case moves to the New Jersey Supreme Court
Bulletin: Other Recoveries
Ancient coins from the Fogg Art Museum; Sixth-century AD Persian stucco fragment of a bird from the Detroit Institute of Arts (on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Arts); Hall, Moran, Morley, and da Cortona paintings.
George S. LiVecchi conviction upheld by the New York Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Field Museum of Natural History's newly installed computer system thwarts attempted theft.