Dutch art detective finds stolen Spanish carvings in English garden

January 25, 2019 - General

A Dutch art detective has returned two priceless stone reliefs stolen from an ancient Spanish church after tracing them to an English nobleman’s garden where they were displayed as ornaments.

One of the two limestone Visigoth reliefs recovered by a Dutch art detective
[Credit: Niklas Halle’n]Arthur Brand, dubbed the “Indiana Jones of the art world”, said he handed over the centuries-old carvings to the Spanish embassy in London at a…

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