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Recovered Treasures

31 stolen and recovered original works of art from the IVth century B.C. to the XVIIth century will be exhibited including several archaeological vases, two portions of a fresco, a painting by Guercino, another by Ludovico Carracci, a precious XIIth century ivory cross, several pages of illuminated manuscripts, one of the first letters by Christopher Columbus printed in Latin, two XVth century panel paintings by Bernardino Fungai. The objects had been stolen or illicitly exported from their country of origin and were recovered by the Italian Carabinieri Department for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, in synergic collaboration with Police Forces and Judicial Authorities of others countries such as Switzerland, France, the United States of America, Greece and Ecuador.
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