Priceless Italian Portrait Stolen From French Museum


The masterpiece, painted by Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico, was cut out of it frame during a brazen theft.

The following article was posted on The Local. 

A self-portrait by 20th-century Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico is missing from a museum in the south of France after a thief apparently cut it out of its frame.

Investigators suspect that the theft, which took place at the Béziers Art Museum last Thursday afternoon but was only announced this week, was carried out to order.

For a look at de Chirico’s many other celebrated works, click the YouTube video below:

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