TITLE: “The Boy in the Red Waistcoat”
ARTIST: Paul Cézanne
DATE: ca. 1888-90
WHY WE CHOSE IT: “The Boy in the Red Waistcoat,” a painting by French impressionist Paul Cézanne, was stolen from a private Swiss museum in 2008, during one of the biggest art thefts in Europe at the time. On Thursday, Zurich prosecutors confirmed that the Cézanne was recovered during a raid conducted by Serbian police last week. The painting was estimated to be worth $109.6 million at the time of the heist.
SOURCE: E.G. Buehrle Foundation
Fine art by Paul Cézanne is available through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea. Learn more at www.parkwestgallery.com.