Stolen paintings back in the Westfries Museum

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.

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