Stolen Van Gogh to see you again in Naples
The two stolen paintings by Vincent van Gogh, who last year emerged in Italy, are back in Naples to see for the audience.
View of the sea at Scheveningen (1882) and The issuance of the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884/85) in 2002 were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
At the end of september showed that in Italy she had found during a major investigation into the Camorra, the mafia in Naples. They were in the hands of one of the most criminal gangs.
“It’s really a miracle that the paintings, which, since 2002, of the face of the earth seemed to have disappeared, have been found”, said Axel Rüger, director Of the van Gogh Museum. “Through the efforts of so many people was the impossible, possible.”
“Monday, we can finally effusive celebration of the two Van Gogh’s, after fourteen years again in the public see. As a thank you for the commitment of all those involved in Italy, we show the work in the region where they also found. Then our Van Gogh’s home, where they in march a festive welcome, and our visitors in the Van Gogh Museum can see them.”
The paintings are from 21 march to see in Amsterdam. One painting, view of the sea at Scheveningen, is damaged. The other work is more or less intact. Of the two paintings missing from the list. The paintings are later restored.