A picture of French Impressionist Renoir was stolen from a Viennese auction house, the Austrian police reported. The painting worth about 160,000 euros. Today it has to be put on action.
The picture is a landscape and has been taken off unnoticed by the wall where it was on display prior to the sale.
So far, there is no more information about the crime.
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Mira Feticu wrote a book on the sensational theft of seven masters from the Kunsthal in Amsterdam in October 2012, which was named the "theft of the century" for its daringness.
A painting, believed to be made by the famous 20th century French artist Henri Matisse, has been seized in Turkey's southern province of Antalya, a prosecutor said on Nov. 3.
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