CULTURE & ARTS
10/02/2012 11:57 am ET Updated Dec 02, 2012

Ownership Of Stolen Renoir Landscape Disputed

Perhaps the only question more puzzling than who walked away with a Renoir landscape from the Baltimore Museum of Art on a fall weekend in 1951 is who rightfully owns the tiny treasure now.

The FBI is investigating the theft of the 1879 "Paysage Bordes de Seine," which Renoir painted on linen, but it's unclear whether the bureau will be able to shed much light on a 61-year-old theft that was barely investigated when the crime was fresh.

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