Stolen Art

1 of 10
Stolen Art
In 1911, a Louvre museum employee stole "The Mona Lisa" straight off the exhibit wall in order to return it back to Italy. The smirking lady…
2 of 10
Stolen Art
The biggest art heist in U.S. history occurred in 1990 at the Gardner Museum in Boston when thieves disguised as police left with paintings …
3 of 10
Stolen Art
Thieves broke into the Oslo National Gallery in Norway in 1994 and stole the iconic Munch painting "The Scream." Police found a note thankin…
4 of 10
Stolen Art
Thieves hiding overnight inside the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam stole over 20 painting worth $200 million in 1991.
5 of 10
Stolen Art
In 2010, a lone thief broke into the Paris Museum of Modern Art by simply climbing through a window and stole five paintings from such artis…
6 of 10
Stolen Art
A group of thieves set off explosives throughout Stockholm, Sweden in 2000 to distract police while they stole Renoir's "Conversation with a…
7 of 10
Stolen Art
In 2004, two masked and armed men barged into the Munch Museum and stole Munch's iconic paintings "The Scream" and "Madonna." The paintings …
8 of 10
Stolen Art
Thieves broke into the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, England only to leave a note stating, "The intention was not to steal. Only to h…
9 of 10
Stolen Art
French waiter Stephane Breitwieser was discovered to be a master thief who had stolen more than 200 paintings worth over $1.4 billion. He ke…
10 of 10
Stolen Art
In 1969, two thieves entered the Oratory of San Lorenzo in Palermo, Italy and stole the famed Caravaggio's "Nativity." The painting has neve…