|L'Olivier pres de l'Estaque, Georges Braque, 1906|
Why were the works stolen? There are many reasons, but the simplest one may be the the most likely. It is really not that hard, despite the loss we all suffer when works are damaged or lost forever.
|La Pastorale, Henri Matisse, 1906|
|Nature Mort au Chandelier, Fernand Léger, 1922|
|The Pigeon with Peas, Pablo Picasso, 1911-12|
|La femme a l'eventail, Amadeo Modigliani|
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