The most valuable pieces of art that have disappeared in the last 50 years
The Art Loss Register lists these as the world s most valuable stolen or missing art works, along with their estimated value when possible. All are paintings unless otherwise identified:
Rembrandt, Storm on the Sea of Galilee and A Lady and Gentleman in Black ; Vermeer; The Concert ; Manet, Chez Tortoni. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston,1990. (Considered priceless).
The Lion of Nimrud, 720 B.C. Wood and ivory sculpture. Iraq National Museum, Baghdad. 2003. (Considered priceless).
Picasso, Maya With Doll and Portrait of Jacqueline. Picasso s granddaughter s home, Paris. 2007. (US$66 million; -50 million).
Leonardo Da Vinci, Madonna of the Yarnwinder. Drumlanrig Castle, Scotland. 2003. (US$65 million; -49 million).
Van Gogh, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen. Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. 2002. (US$30 million;-22 million).
Caravaggio, Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Church in Palermo, Sicily. 1969. (US$20 million; -15 million).
Jean-Baptiste Oudry, The White Duck. Private home in Norfolk, England. 1992. (US$8.8 million; -6.6 million).
Picasso, Head of a Woman. Yacht moored in Antibes, France. 1999. (More than US$8 million; -6 million).
Monet, Beach in Pourville. Polish National Museum. 2000. (US$7 million; -5.3 million).
Cezanne, View of Auvers-sur-Oise. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England. 1999. (US$6 million; -4.5 million).
Henry Moore, Reclining Figure. Bronze sculpture. Museum in Hertfordshire, England. 2005. (US$5.2 million; -3.9 million).
Klimt, Portrait of a Woman. Museum in Piacenza, Italy. 1997. (US$4 million; -3 million).
Matisse, Odalisque in Red Pants. Museum in Caracas,Venezuela. 2000-2002. (US$3 million; -2.27 million). AP