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September 17, 2005 | Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writer
The last of three valuable paintings stolen from a Swedish museum nearly five years ago was recovered Thursday in Copenhagen when an FBI agent posing as a buyer offered to purchase the Rembrandt self-portrait. The recovery was the latest installment in a saga with all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster, and on Friday, it turned out to have an L.A. connection. The crime that set the tale in motion occurred Dec.
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September 17, 2005 | Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writer
The last of three valuable paintings stolen from a Swedish museum nearly five years ago was recovered Thursday in Copenhagen when an FBI agent posing as a buyer offered to purchase the Rembrandt self-portrait. The recovery was the latest installment in a saga with all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster, and on Friday, it turned out to have an L.A. connection. The crime that set the tale in motion occurred Dec.
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January 3, 2001 | SHAUNA SNOW
VISUAL ART Ransom Demand: Armed robbers who stole a Rembrandt and two Renoirs from the Swedish National Museum a few days before Christmas have written the museum demanding an undisclosed ransom for the pictures, valued at nearly $30 million. Photographs of the paintings--a small Rembrandt self-portrait from 1630 and Renoir's late-19th century "Young Parisian" and "Conversation"--accompanied the letter.
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