A Dutch museum that’s at the moment closed to forestall the unfold of the Corona Virus stated Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on mortgage for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight.
The Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam says “Spring Garden” by the Dutch grasp was taken in the early hours of Monday.
Museum Director Evert van Os stated the establishment that homes the gathering of American couple William and Anna Singer is “offended, shocked, unhappy” on the theft of the painting.
The worth of the work, which was on mortgage from the Groninger Museum in the northern Dutch metropolis of Groningen, was not instantly recognized. Police are investigating the theft.
Before the closure, the museum was internet hosting an exhibition titled “Mirror of the Soul” with works by artists starting from Toorop to Mondrian, in cooperation with Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum.
The museum’s assortment has a concentrate on modernism comparable to neo-impressionism, pointillism, expressionism and cubism.