Daily Artistry: “La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune”

Posted on Jul 5, 2015 in Blog, Daily Artistry

Netherlands Art HeistPainted by Henri Matisse in 1919 and unfortunately stolen from the Kunsthal Museum Rotterdam, Netherlands on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Translated the title is “Reading Girl in White and Yellow.”

Dutch police say seven paintings were stolen from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam include one by Pablo Picasso, one by Henri Matisse, and two by Claude Monet. The heist, one of the largest in years in the Netherlands, occurred while the private Triton Foundation collection was being exhibited publicly as a group for the first time. 

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