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Famous art heists

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Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 1991, recovered – In what was billed as the world's biggest art robbery, 20 paintings, estimated to be worth $500 million, were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The carefully selected late works were found shortly afterward in the getaway car not far away. Seen here is a painting by Van Gogh, entitled 'Self-portrait with Felt Hat.'

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