Successful Recovery of Two Famous Paintings after Stolen from Greek’s National Gallery For You Online Gambling Fans Need to Know – Collections of paintings from famous painters may attract attentions from collectors and even thieves just as attractive as ONLINE GAMBLING. It is what happened in the National Gallery of Greece in 2012. There were two paintings stolen from the gallery. First painting was from the famous Pablo Picasso and the second one was painting from Piet Mondrian. The Picasso’s painting that was stolen was “Woman’s Head”, and the second painting was “Mill” by Mondrian. The “Woman’s Head” was donated by Picasso to the gallery and it was painting donated by Picasso in 1949. The second painting, “Mill” was dated on in 1905. However, police of Greek has confirmed and stated that these two paintings were recovered successfully.
Nigeriamasterweb – Pablo Picasso was a painter from Spain. He was very famous for his paintings, but actually he was not only just painters. He was sculptors and even ceramicists. He used these media to bring his ideas into works of art. Picasso became famous since he was the pioneer in the style of Cubism. It was the unique style of painting, and so far paintings of Picasso that really became famous in this painting style. As for the Mondrian, he was Dutch painters. He was known as one of the pioneer in abstract art in 20th century. He had great contribution in development of abstract style in painting in the early 20th century. These make the Picasso’s “Woman’s Head” and Mondrian’s “Mill” become valuable paintings in Greek’s National Gallery.
The paintings were stolen in 2012. At that time, the thieves outsmarted the guards in the Greek’s National Gallery. They misled the guards by activating the alarm system before they made action of stealing the paintings. This made the guards failed to identify the actions of these thieves who planned to take some valuable works of art in the gallery. However, they did not steal the paintings directly after misleading the guards. In fact, they returned in next early morning and grabbed the paintings. Because they could mislead and outsmart the guards, the actions in stealing paintings were successful and they could not be captured at that moment. Based on the motion detector, there was only one thief spotted by the detectors and the other thieves were not spotted.
After investigations, in the end the police was able to find the stolen paintings. They were able to found the stolen objects being hidden at a gorge. The location was in area of Athens. In addition to the success in obtaining the stolen paintings, the police also could arrest a Greek man. However, it was still in anonymity. Once the stolen paintings were found, the police officials returned and recovered the paintings to the gallery.
Because of this finding, Greek authorities made official statement to public. This is important to do since the two paintings were regarded as special collections in Greek’s National Gallery. One of the paintings was even donated by the painter, Picasso, and he was one of the famous painters in the world. When the case of stolen paintings emerged in public, there were many responses from people. Thus, Greek authorities need to make official statement regarding the recovery of these two important paintings.