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Appraiser Helps Louvre Recover Stolen Renaissance Armor

by Jessica Wilhelmy | May 27, 2021

On May 31, 1983, two gold and silver encrusted pieces of armor were stolen from the Louvre. Now, almost forty years later, they’ve been recovered.

The appraisal expert was suspicious about the provenance for the Renaissance works, and contacted officers of the Central Office for the Fight Against Trafficking in Cultural Goods, according to Today24.

To learn more, see Caroline Goldstein’s article in ArtNet News.

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