Top Ten Biggest Art Heists

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Here are the ten biggest art heists and the high-value paintings that were stolen. These pieces remain at large.

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RankLocation Painting and valueTotal value of theftDate
1. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Johannes Vermeer, The Concert, $200 million$500 millionMarch 18, 1990
2. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Mass. Rembrandt Van Rijn, Storm of the Sea of Galilee $3.4 million$500 millionMarch 18, 1990
3. Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, France Pablo Picasso, Le Pigeon Aux Petits Pois or The Pigeon With Green Peas, $30 million$140 millionMay 20, 2010
4. Czartoryski Museum, PolandRaphael, Portrait of a Young Man, $100 millionmore than $100 million1939
5. Mahmoud Khalil Museum, Cairo, EgyptVincent Van Gogh, Poppy Flowers, $55 million$55 million2010
6. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsRembrandt Van Rijn, View of the Sea at Scheveningenand Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, $30 million$30 millionDecember 7, 2002
7. Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam, The NetherlandsSeven masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, and Lucian Freud, $24 million$24 millionOctober, 2012
8. Oratory of San Lorenzo, SicilyCaravaggio, Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence , $20 million$20 millionOctober, 1969
9. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, EnglandPaul Cezzane, View of Auvers-sur-Oise, $4.5 million$4.5 millionDecember 31, 1999
10. Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Ghent, BelgiumJan Van Eyck, The Just Judges, 1 million Belgian francs1 million Belgium francsApril 10, 1934

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