As well as violins, the remaining instruments include cellos, violas, guitars, harps, and mandolins.The current whereabouts of the instruments range from private collections to the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and the Stradivari Museum in Cremona, Italy.The theft is still on the FBI’s Top Ten Art Crimes list and the instrument is still labeled unrecovered as of today.On 7 December, 2002, at around AM, two men climbed onto the roof of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum and broke through into the building.Only a single smashed window and a broken padlock were found at the scene of the crime.
Pablo Picasso’s 1911 masterpiece “Le pigeon aux petits pois” (The Pigeon with Green Peas) was one of five paintings, estimated at a total value of about €100 million, stolen from the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
The images are hidden away in a section of the 'free photo hosting site', behind a facade of landscape and nature pictures on the site, which boasts 687,000 users with 41 million photos uploaded since 2006.
A spokesman for the force said: 'We are aware of a foreign website displaying photographs of children which have been downloaded from social media sites and we recognise that this has caused some concern.'This is not a Lancashire specific issue and as the website is based outside the UK is a national and international matter, however we are liaising with other agencies with a view to progressing our enquiries.
On 18 March, 1990, a couple of burglars dressed as Boston police officers arrived at the museum claiming to be responding to a call.
Once inside, the pair stole a total of 13 paintings, including “The Concert” and works from Govaert Flinck, Degas, and Rembrandt.