Candido Portinari

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Brazilian Cops Recover Stolen Picasso

Blue Period painting taken from Sao Paulo museum last month

(Newser) - Police in Brazil have recovered a Picasso painting stolen from a Sao Paulo museum last month and arrested two suspects yesterday. The Picasso, Portrait of Suzanne Bloch, and a painting by Brazilian Candido Portinari are valued at a combined $55 million. The thieves broke into the museum using a hydraulic... More »

Thieves Nab a Picasso in Museum Heist

Work by Portinari also missing after quick strike in Brazil

(Newser) - Thieves broke into Latin America's foremost museum early yesterday and stole two paintings in a 3-minute heist. They made off with a Picasso portrait and a work by Brazilian painter Candido Portinari from Brazil's São Paulo Museum of Art, the AP reports. The thieves skipped several major works and... More »

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