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  • Art thefts -- Belgium -- Ghent.
     
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    Stealing the Mystic Lamb : the true story of the world's most coveted masterpiece / Noah Charney.
    by Charney, Noah.
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    New York : PublicAffairs, c2010.
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  • Eyck, Jan van, 1390-1440. Ghent altarpiece.
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  • Art thefts -- Belgium -- Ghent.
  • ISBN: 
    9781586488000 (alk. paper)
    1586488007 (alk. paper)
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    xiv, 318 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    The mysteries of the masterpiece -- The magician in the red turban -- The burning of the Lamb -- Thieves of revolution and empire -- Illicit collectors' paradise -- The canon hides the Lamb -- Thieves in the cathedral -- The world's greatest treasure hunt -- Raising the buried treasure -- Hidden in plain sight?
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    Presents a history of the world's most pilfered masterpiece--Jan van Eyck's "Ghent Alterpiece," treasured for its central panel, "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb"--which has been looted in three wars, burned, forged, smuggled, hunted by the Nazis, and stolen thirteen times.
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    Hawaii Kai Public LibraryAdult Nonfiction759.9493 ChChecked InAdd Copy to MyList
    Hawaii State LibraryArt, Music & Recreation759.9493 Eyck ChChecked InAdd Copy to MyList
    Kapolei Public LibraryAdult Nonfiction759.9493 ChChecked InAdd Copy to MyList
    Lihue Public LibraryAdult Nonfiction759.9493 ChChecked InAdd Copy to MyList


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