Seventeenth-century paintings stolen from Oxford University

16 March 2020 - 11:15 By Busang Senne
Thames Valley police are conducting a 'thorough investigation' to track the cultural artefacts. Stock image.
Thames Valley police are conducting a 'thorough investigation' to track the cultural artefacts. Stock image.
Image: 123rf.com/Maksim Shebeko

An irreplaceable 17th-century painting by Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck has been stolen from an art gallery at the University of Oxford, reported BBC.

The 1616 painting, A Soldier On Horseback, was stolen with two other high-value classical artworks from the Christ Church Picture Gallery in St Aldates.

Thames Valley police are conducting a “thorough investigation” to track the cultural artefacts.


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