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Stolen Rembrandt Found 7 Years Later

Police find 'Portrait of the Father' in Serbia
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2013 12:39 PM CDT
Stolen Rembrandt Found 7 Years Later
A visitor enjoys two self portraits by Rembrandt at the preview opening of the Cleveland Museum of Art's 'Rembrandt in America' exhibition in Cleveland on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.   (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

(Newser) – Rembrandt's "Portrait of the Father," stolen for the second time back in 2006 from a museum in Serbia, has been recovered. Police found the $4 million painting about 40 miles away from the museum, but three other paintings stolen at the same time are yet to be found. Four people have been arrested in connection with the case, the BBC reports. Radio Free Europe adds that the robbers tied up a guard to steal the paintings. The portrait of Rembrandt's father, from 1630, had been stolen the first time in 1996, and later found in Spain. (Read more Rembrandt stories.)

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