. Brazilian Police Discover $59.1 M. Stolen Painting Beneath Bed Amid Sprawling Investigation « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – The do Amaral painting is said to be worth 300 million reias, or $59.1 million. It is one of 16 paintings that police said were pilfered during an operation that ultimately involved 709 million reias ($139 million) worth of art, not counting the jewelry and cash that were also stolen. According to local police statements, the theft was the result of an extended con masterminded by the daughter of a woman in Rio de Janeiro. Infobae identified the mother as Genevieve Boghici, an 82-year-old woman that was once married to Jean Boghici, a late Brazilian dealer who amassed a significant collection.

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