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Stealing the Mystic Lamb

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Art historian Noah Charney discusses Jan van Eyck’s Ghent Altarpiece—one of the ten most important paintings ever made, and happens to be the most frequently stolen artwork of all time. Stealing the Mystic Lamb traces the stories behind its thefts: Since its completion in 1432, it has been looted, burned, dismembered, forged, smuggled, illegally sold, hidden, ransomed, rescued, and stolen a total of thirteen times.

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Noah Charney

Comments [2]

Ed from Larchmont

It's really from the Apocalypse vision of heaven.

Oct. 14 2010 01:12 PM
Ed from Larchmont

Not spacing out at all. Sermons in native language.

Oct. 14 2010 01:08 PM

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