Trivia Minute March 18, 2015

March 18: The Great Boston Art Heist

by Marcus Michelson
March 18, marks the 25th anniversary of the largest art heist in history.
Posing as police officers, two thieves stole 13 works of art, worth about $500 million, from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
During the heist, the robbers made off with three paintings by Rembrandt, one by Vermeer, Manet and Flinck; five drawings by Degas, an ancient Chinese urn and a finial from a Napoleonic flag.
The art remains missing and the museum has offered a $5 million reward for its return.
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