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Picasso prints stolen in the U.S.

May 23 2008

Major robbery happened in the U.S. state of Florida. Were stolen etchings artist Pablo Picasso.

As reported by Associated Press, works of art were stolen from a private gallery in Palm Beach. The robbers simply smashed the glass door at the entrance and climbed inside. And though the alarm went off, the arrival of police thieves had time to escape.

According to museum staff, the total value of stolen prints approximately 300 thousand dollars. According to some, it comes to such works as "The Reading Jacqueline" (1964) and "Lean Meal" (1904). Notes that these works were done in the typical style of Picasso.

Police still do not have the version of the reasons for the abduction, launched an investigation. Law enforcement officials have engaged in combing fence that specialize in art, RBC reports.

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