Picture scandal. Found another painting – media

Картинный скандал. Найдено еще одно полотно - СМИ

The picture Nieuwstraat in Hoorn 1784 rock

The Dutch Embassy in Kiev returned the stolen painting from the Museum.

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kiev on may 30 brought the painting is unknown, 1784 authorship Isaac Batera (AC Ouwater), called Nieuwstraat in Hoorn, reports <url>.

“Most likely, it is one of those works that were stolen from the Museum of Western Frislandia Dutch town of horn on the night of January 10, 2005”, – the newspaper notes.

According to media reports that the man received this picture as a gift a few years ago and the whole time she was at his house. Two weeks ago, he brought the painting to the art, to obtain professional advice regarding the authorship, value, and artistic value of this work.

It was during such consultation, the critic found out and informed the owner that the painting belongs to the kidnapped ten years ago, the collection, after which he decided to return to his owners.

Now the picture is in very poor condition and in need of restoration, the publication adds.

The Embassy of the Netherlands plans to undertake a speedy examination of the authenticity of the painting. Now employees of diplomatic structures prepare the relevant appeal to the Ukrainian and Dutch law enforcement agencies. If the examination confirms that the painting actually belongs to the stolen collection of Hoorn, this artwork will be the fifth, was found in Ukraine.

As reported Корреспондент.net, April 14, security forces had found several of the stolen Dutch paintings.

Earlier Western media reported that a representative of the Museum of West Friesland (the Netherlands) Arthur Brandt stated that the collection of 24 abducted in 2005 paintings is of battalion OUN who tried to bargain for these paintings 50 million euros. As argued by the representative of the Museum, the battalion has ties to the highest political level”.

The battalion has rejected the charges, saying that never even saw the picture.

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