The Swiss auction put a stolen painting by Aivazovsky

The picture of Ivan Aivazovsky, who was kidnapped in 1976 found at auction in Switzerland. On Friday, September 29, reported on the website of the MIA of Russia.

“Data was obtained that in Switzerland at the auction house KOLLER exhibited painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “View of Reval”, written in 1845 (original title “the Sea”),” — said the official representative of Department Irina Wolf.

She explained that in the course of cooperation through Interpol channels with Swiss partners, the lot was withdrawn from the auction.

Picture of the estimated cost over a million dollars was stolen from the Museum-reserve “Dmitrov Kremlin”. In the present work, which aims to return the works in Russia.