Flea Market Renoir May Have Been Stolen Decades Ago

Pictured is a long unviewed painting, Pierre-Auguste Renoir's "Paysage Bords de Seine", that was recently unknowingly purchased at a Virginia flea market and will be sold at The Potomack Company auction gallery in Alexandria, VA on September 29. The auction gallery estimates the painting will sell for $75,000-100,000. PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1mzDN)

If it sounds too good to be true... That Renoir that made the feeds after being "found" at a flea market for $7 may be one previously stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art. According to the Associated Press, a Washington Post reporter uncovered documents in the museum's library showing that the painting was on loan … Continue reading Flea Market Renoir May Have Been Stolen Decades Ago