15 May 1999
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.