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Theft of the century. A lecture by Viktoria Anisimova

Lecture cycle Adventurous art history
1 December 2016


Part 2—Theft of the century—notorious thefts and unexpected revelations of masterpieces from museum and private collections that were considered “lost without a trace.”

Incidents with famous artworks and the history of pieces that became widely known for these events: La Gioconda by Leonardo da Vinci and The Scream by Edvard Munch; detective stories about paintings in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts; “weird” theft at the State Russian Museum in 1999, “The Takeaway Rembrandt”, and the largest theft at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.



Viktoria Anisimova – art historian, art critic, antique consultant, author of articles on Italian Renaissance art, the antique market, and collecting; art director at ART V’U gallery.


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Please be advised that lectures will be conducted in Russian without translation into English.


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