Authorities announced Monday that they believe they know who stole 13 pieces of artwork worth as much as $500 million from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 — the largest art heist in U.S. history. Here’s look at the paintings that were stolen in some of the biggest and most brazen art thefts of recent times.
March 18, 2013 Anthony Amore, chief of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, faces reporters during a news conference at FBI headquarters in Boston. The FBI believes it knows the identities of the thieves who stole art valued at up to $500 million from Boston’s Gardner Museum more than two decades ago. Steven Senne/AP Buy Photo