Volume 12, No. 7

July 1991

Bierstadt: Controversy in Connoisseurship
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Attribution of landscape, Deer in a Sunset Landscape, submitted to IFAR, questioned

Prague Picassos Found
— Anna J. Kisluk
Czech police detain thieves in National Gallery incident.

An Often Overlooked Facet of Estate Taxes for Art Collectors
— Franklin Feldman
Understanding the ins and outs of giving.

The Robin Hood of Chinese Export Porcelain
— Caroline Goeser
John Quentin Feller, history professor at Scranton University and Peabody Museum trustee, stole rare Chinese Export porcelain from U.S. museums, sometimes donating items to other museums; faces prison sentence.

Arrest in West Coast Print Thefts
— Anna J. Kisluk
Christopher Lewis, gallery owner and son of comic Jerry Lewis, charged in burglary at American Design Limited of limited edition graphics.

Update: Rodin Thief Pleads Guilty
— Anna J. Kisluk
Stephen Shih, arrested in Philadelphia Rodin Museum armed robbery of Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose, pleads in several robberies; sentenced to prison.

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Opie, Potthast. Liturgical Objects: Spanish processional cross.

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Vedova. Prints, Drawings: Sargent.

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Bronze Rodin sculpture stolen in Los Angeles.