Volume 10, No. 6

June 1989

Arrests and Recoveries in Zurich Dutch Old Masters Theft
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Perseverance by dealer Richard Schillay of Schillay-Rehs Gallery leads to arrest of René De Grove, Thiery Houze, and Martine Wins arrested in New York in connection with Koetser Gallery robbery

Cyprus Sues Indiana Dealer for Return of Early Christian Mosaics
— Constance Lowenthal
Trial in Indiana of Republic of Cyprus v. Peg Goldberg. The dealer, Peg Goldberg bought the 6th-century mosaics in July 1988 in Geneva.

Recoveries: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Dali, Matisse, Lurçat among works stolen from Chácara do Céu Museum; 10 paintings recovered at home of dealer José Carlos Gomes de Mattos.

Recoveries: Los Angeles, CA
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Six Melrose Avenue galleries victimized; fence Alex Kovacs and suspect Laszlo Pap arrested; Taetano Calandi sought.

Netscher oil; Russian icons.

Owner Sought
Paintings in Oklahoma; Russian icons and other items in Verona, Italy; oil on wood in Italy; school of Leonardo work.

Stolen Art Alert: Houston, Texas Theft at the Museum of Fine Arts
Alfred C. Glassell collection of African gold jewelry; recovery reported.