TIL in 1990, 2 thieves dressed as policemen stole the only Rembrandt seascape painting in existence in one of the most expensive art heists ever. The case remains unsolved today.

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the isabella stewart gardner! they still have the frames up of paintings missing in case they return. it’s so sad. but so boston that it happened on st patrick’s day

vroomvroomshabang

There’s an excellent documentary about this.

bevilthompson

Not just the most expensive art heist. Rembrandt’s The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, is the most expensive thing ever stolen.

darth_scrabble

I spent an unreasonably long time looking into this, the theories and everything its so interesting

Crusty_Grape

The Wet Bandits strike again.

wildadragon