01/23/2013 07:44 am ET

Man, Woman Sentenced For Trying To Sell Stolen Matisse In Miami

A Florida man and a Mexican woman were sentenced to prison terms on Tuesday for trying to sell a stolen painting by French master Henri Matisse a decade after it vanished from a Venezuelan museum, U.S. prosecutors said.
Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman, 46, of Miami, was sentenced to 33 months in prison and Maria Martha Elisa Ornelas Lazo, 50, of Mexico City, was sentenced to 21 months in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami said in a news release.

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