Meanwhile, in Tashkent...

December 15 2014

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Picture: Guardian

The Guardian reports that employees of the Usbek State Arts Museum have been flogging off originals these last fifteen years, and replacing them with copies. Crafty. Among the illegal sales were:

25 originals by European artists, including the Italian Renaissance painter and sculptor Lorenzo di Credi.

I wonder if anything's happened to that 'Veronese' they discovered in the vaults a few years back. 

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