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Real-life mystery: stolen Renoir painting returns home to Baltimore Museum of Art

Real-life mystery: stolen Renoir painting returns home to Baltimore Museum of Art

March 28 (UPI) -- The stolen Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting, "On the Shore of the Seine," has been returned to the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Annie Martin

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
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Renoir, Monet paintings among art found in Salzburg apartment

Renoir, Monet paintings among art found in Salzburg apartment

SALZBURG, Austria, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Works by Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir were among the dozens of pieces of art possibly stolen by Nazis and found in an Austrian home, lawyers said.

German wants Nazi-looted artworks returned

MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Cornelius Gurlitt, the German man whose 1,400 Nazi-plundered artworks were confiscated by customs, said he wants the paintings returned.
U.S. may press Germany on Nazi loot discovery

U.S. may press Germany on Nazi loot discovery

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The State Department may press Germany to increase its cooperation with efforts to return Nazi-plundered artworks to their rightful owners, an official said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
By United Press International

Auction of flea market Renoir canceled

BALTIMORE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The auction of a rare painting found at a West Virginia flea market was canceled after it was learned the work was stolen in 1951, auction officials said.

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Possible Renoir found at flea market

Possible Renoir found at flea market

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A woman at a Virginia flea market paid less than $60 for a box containing a painting that may be the work of French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

Barnes Foundation shows off new building

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 (UPI) -- The Barnes Foundation, one of the world's great modern art collections, celebrated its move to downtown Philadelphia with a gala party Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.
By United Press International

Stolen Renoir painting recovered by police

MILAN, Italy, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Police say they have recovered a painting by Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir that was stolen more than 30 years ago in Italy.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2008.
By United Press International

London auction houses have weeklong sale

LONDON, June 19 (UPI) -- The sale of a Claude Monet painting at Christie's Auction house in London kicked off a week of huge sales on London's art market.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.
By United Press International

Mills blames McCartney for art removal

CHICHESTER, England, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- In what has already become a tumultuous divorce, Heather Mills has alleged singer Paul McCartney had paintings secretly removed from her British home.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2006 with 309 to follow.
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Briefly seized paintings return to Russia

MOSCOW, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A second truck carrying $1 billion in French paintings, briefly seized by Switzerland, returned to Moscow Wednesday, reports said.

Le Havre Museum gets modern art windfall

LE HAVRE, France, March 8 (UPI) -- The Havre museum announced Tuesday a gift of more than 200 major Impressionist, Fauvist, and other works of French art.

Urban News

The sculptures of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, best known for his paintings, soon will be on display in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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How French art got to Impressionism

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Morgan Library is giving a short summer course in French drawing guaranteed to give its visitors a better understanding of how art moved smoothly from Neocl
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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(MIAMI) -- Two separate plans to set up a civilian oversight board to monitor local police jurisdictions in south Florida have been nixed by the Miami-Dade Coun
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