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Van Gogh Painting Stolen

15 May 1999

Click here to see 'The Willow' DEN BOSCH, THE NETHERLANDS -- An early painting by Vincent van Gogh, The Willow, has been stolen from a bank in Den Bosch.

A guard discovered the theft on Friday, 14 May. The work, painted while Van Gogh lived with his parents in Nuenen, has an estimated value of $350,000. It's reported that the painting must have been stolen sometime between Wednesday night and Friday morning.

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