VAN GOGH MUSEUM ANNOUNCES DATE FOR RETURN OF STOLEN PAINTINGS TO AMSTERDAM
At an official ceremony in Naples, it was announced that two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in 2002 – Seascape at Scheveningen (1882) and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884/85) – will resume their place in the museum’s permanent collection from 21 March 2017. As a gesture of thanks to the Italian authorities for their efforts and commitment to the investigation, the paintings will first go on display at the Museo di Capodimonte in Naples, in the region where they were recovered, until 26 February.
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