ART HEIST

Subtitle 50 Stolen Artworks You Will Never See

Susie Hodge
Price $26.00 / £20.00
Description Description An intriguing investigation into 50 elusive artworks that were stolen and never recovered.

Mona Lisa, Starry Night, Birth of Venus. People travel for hundreds of miles to observe these breathtaking paintings with their own eyes. Now discover the artworks that nobody can ever see… and the fascinating stories behind their disappearance.

In this collection of daring heist stories, read about:

  • Michelangelo’s Mask of a Faun
  • Caravaggio’s Nativity
  • Rembrandt’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Cézanne’s View of Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Van Gogh’sThe Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring


With meticulous research and engaging storytelling, this book uncovers the mysteries surrounding the thefts of these valuable artworks and 45 more.

Each fated work will be discussed individually to reveal why it, and the artist who made it, was significant. Gain a deeper appreciation for these artists and the lasting impact they've had on the art world.

This book also answers key questions about each missing piece, including:
  • Why and how was it stolen?
  • What attempts have been made to recover it?
  • Leads, red herrings and suspects.

Whether you're passionate about art or drawn to the thrill of solving mysteries, this book offers a compelling narrative that will keep you engaged from cover to cover. It's a must-read for anyone curious about the intersection of art, crime and history.
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 176 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711287938
Size:
Size6.69 in x 9.06 in / 170.00 mm x 230.00 mm
Published:
Published Date September 26th, 2024
Susie Hodge

Susie Hodge is a UK author who has written widely on art, art history and art techniques. She has published over 100 books, including The Short Story of Art, Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained and Modern Art Explained

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