Art theft at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

WCVB at 50: Art theft from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum



THE LAST EVENING RSBA AND HELPING YOU PLAN YOUR SUNDAY FOR THE RETURN OF THE PARADE. BUT FIRST, WCVB INVITES YOU TO JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF TELLING THE STORIES THAT MATTER MOST TO OUR COMMUNITIES. ANTOINETTE: WE’VE COLLECTED 50 MEMORABLE MOMENTS TO STREAM OVER THE NEXT 50 DAYS. TODAY, THE CRIME THAT STUNNED THE WORLD. DOUG EXACTLY 32 YEARS AGO TODAY, BOSTON WAKE UP TO A SHOCKING ART THEFT THAT REMAINS A MYSTERY TO THIS DAY. ♪ >> THIEVES IN THE ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR, THE SHORT GALLERY JUST DOWN THE HALLWAY, THE UEBL ROOM JUST AT THE VISITORS ENTRANCE, CHOOSING AND CHOOSING THEIR TARGETS. THE LIST INCLUDES VERMEER AND THREE REMANBRDTS. AMONG THEM IS A STORM OVER THE SEA OF GALILEE. >> ANYONE WHO KNOWS THIS COLLECTION WOULD KNOW THAT THE REMBRANDTS AND THE VERME, BEING THE ONLY VERMEER IN NEW ENGLAND, ARE VALUABLE PAINTINGS. >> THEY TORED SOME FROM THE WALL, CUT OTHERS FROM THEIR FRAMES. OTRS BELIEVE IT WAS CONTRACTUAL WORK. >> I WILL CHARACTERIZE THIS AS A TRAGEDY NOT JUST FOR RLD,WO ART BUT FOR THE PEOPLE OF THIS COUNTRY.

WCVB at 50: Art theft from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

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