Stolen paintings back in the Westfries Museum
The paintings that were stolen from Westfries Museum and in the Ukraine were found. The Oekraïnese authorities contributed a Friday five paintings about.
The paintings are part of a collection of more than twenty paintings, which in 2005 were stolen from the Westfries Museum in Hoorn.
Among the works are Woman’s World (1622) and a Return of Jefta (1625) by Jacob Waben, Kitchen (17th century) by Floris van Schooten, peasant wedding (1671-1675) of Hendrik Bogaert and Nieuwstraat in Hoorn, the netherlands (1784) Isaac Ouwater.
Minister bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) is pleased to have the artworks back: “There are a lot of efforts have been made to achieve this. I hope the nineteen paintings that are still look like to return as soon as possible to see in the museum.”
It is not known where the other works are located.