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Two Kunsthal Theft Paintings Were Probably Burned, EVZ Says

March 04, 2013

Romanian prosecutors are investigating the mother of a suspect allegedly involved in the theft of paintings from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam after she said she burned two of the works, Evenimentul Zilei reported, citing unidentified people in the judiciary.

The paintings were probably the works of Henri Matisse and Paul Gauguin, the Bucharest-based newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Andra Timu in Bucharest at atimu@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net


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