Man pleads guilty, sentenced to prison in $12-million Encino art heist
Man pleads guilty, sentenced to prison in $12-million Encino art heist A 45-year-old man who tried to sell $12 million worth of stolen paintings by Marc Chagall and other noted artists to undercover FBI agents was sentenced Friday to four years and four months in prison. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-la-art-heist-sentence-20150213-story.html
Manet’s “Chez Tortoni” was one of 13 works of art taken from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, which provided images of all of the stolen works. The robbery, which occurred in 1990, has been considered one of the most infamous art heists in history.