artnet News | Caroline Elbaor:

A man who was hired to wash windows for the late Scottish artist Alan Davie has been jailed for stealing £500,000 (about $623,000) worth of artwork from the artist’s home following his 2014 death.

Daniel Pressland, 42, from Billericay, Essex in the UK, had been Davie’s regular window washer since 2002. He stood accused of having burglarized the artist’s Hertford home several times in the months after he died, nicking a total of 31 paintings in the process. Only nine of the missing works have been recovered thus far… Read more

Image: Alan Davie: via YouTube