Picasso's Paintings Purloined?


At least two Picasso paintings, worth a total of nearly $66 million, were stolen from the artist's granddaughter's house in Paris, police said Wednesday. The paintings, "Maya and the Doll" and "Portrait of Jacqueline," disappeared overnight Monday to Tuesday from the chic 7th arrondissement, or district, a Paris police official said.

(I think  its the chimps with spears)

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Posted by AwesomePossum @ 2/28/2007 08:17  |    15


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veemobil (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/4/2007 14:10
Where is Inspector Rex when  you need him.

Soup (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/4/2007 09:10

He can't sell it though. Unless someone does not watch the news at all

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 3/4/2007 03:40
just back.. nice trip to france that was =)

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 3/2/2007 08:12

Well, there are all kinds of nuts people out there. It is very possible that the theft was ordered by some rich nutshell who is one of the types that goes into museum and shoots some paintings several times because of that so-called psychological effect that makes people nervous...

Original paintings have sentimental, emotional value, espectually for his granddaughter. I would certainly love to own some of original paintings, but not particulary Picassos, though.

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 3/1/2007 17:39
wow i never thought about like that *reffering to flaber*

OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 3/1/2007 12:31
what a picASSHOLE ahahahahahahaha ohhhhhhh man my skills are sharp as ever!

flaber (Level 1 Seaman) @ 3/1/2007 01:41
unless they sell it back to the original owner.
thats just pure geniouse

Blick (Level 7 Captain) @ 3/1/2007 01:20
Where does one sell a stolen painting?

Actually, who exactly would buy a stolen painting? You can't say that you have it, can't show that you have it, it's reasonably dangerous just to have it...

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 2/28/2007 20:05
yea but they still look the same

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 2/28/2007 17:55
"i hate art thieves... i mean, whats wrong with just buying copies?"

They are no where near the equivalent of the estimated value of the originals. Thats why. 

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 2/28/2007 16:46
i hate art thieves... i mean, whats wrong with just buying copies?

skeddles (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 2/28/2007 13:29
president bush can handle this. he speaks the chimp language.

dragonrc (Level 4 Deputy) @ 2/28/2007 12:51
Don't look in my basement, I have no stolen paintings called Maya and the doll and Portrait of Jacqueline there. Just to inform you

Skull (Level 11 CEO) @ 2/28/2007 09:41
....Damn Chimps.

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