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Van Gogh Painting Stolen After Thieves Apparently Smash Dutch Museum Entrance

Category: Risk Management
An 1887 self-portrait by artist Vincent van Gogh from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. Another van Gogh painting.

The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884, by Vincent van Gogh was stolen from the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam.

“Perhaps coincidentally, the painting taken Monday morning was stolen on van Gogh’s birthday; he was born March 30, 1853.”

– Anastasia Tsioulcas

A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen early Monday morning from a Dutch museum in what appeared to be a smash-and-grab from the institution's front entrance. The painting, an 1884 work titled The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884, had been on loan to the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam.

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