Stolen Goya

It wasn't the Thomas Crown Affair, but last week, a Goya painting was stolen en route to the Guggenheim. The painting ("Children With a Cart, 1778) is from the collection of the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio was stolen in the vicinity of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
The two museums said the painting would be “virtually impossible to sell and therefore has no value on the open market.” While art that belongs to major museums is easily identified as stolen, the statement seemed intended in part to discourage any attempt at a clandestine sale.
The Philadelphia division of the FBI is hoping to receive a number of tips and a large reward has been offered for information that leads to the painting's recovery.

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