artnet | Eileen Kinsella
Twenty-five years after the robbery—and years of false leads—the increase to $10 million suggests the investigation is still active. More than 25 years after the infamous theft of masterworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston—and with not a single of the 13 stolen works recovered to date—the museum’s board of trustees announced yesterday (May 23) that it is doubling the size of the reward for information leading to return of the works, to $10 million. The last time the reward was increased, from $1 million to $5 million, was two decades ago, in 1997…read more
Image | Rembrandt’s Storm on the Sea of Galilee was among the works stolen from the Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. The works have not been recovered despite extensive investigations.