Let us hope this is for real!

Elliott in Gotham

[AP] UPDATE, 1:00 pm EDT, April 12:  Zurich prosecutors said Thursday that the E.G. Buehrle Foundation certified that the painting is Cezanne’s “The Boy in the Red Vest” that was stolen in 2008.

[GuardianLibération]  Police in Serbia believe they have recovered an impressionist masterpiece by Paul Cézanne worth at least £68m that was stolen at gunpoint in one of the world’s biggest art heists four years ago, a police official has said.

“We believe the painting is Céézanne’s Boy in a Red Waistcoat and three suspects were detained in connection with that,” said a police official.

“Experts in Serbia and abroad are trying to ascertain whether the painting is an original. This painting is worth tens of millions of euros,” the official added.

The canvas was one of four paintings stolen from a Swiss art gallery in 2008 by a trio of masked robbers…

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