Works by Picasso, Monet, Matisse…go up in smoke

Photograph: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images

Photograph: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images

In a dramatic gesture, Olga Dogaru, the suspect’s mother may have burned the artworks stolen last year at the Kunsthal Museum in the Netherlands. It is suggested by  forensic specialists who found traces of paints and canvas in ashes from her oven.

It is more than just an empty wall that is left by this news. Such as loss in such circumstances does leave one speechless.

To see the full report: The Independent or The Guardian.

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