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18 August 2017 08:52 (South Africa)

German police recover stolen Caravaggio painting

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

German police have recovered a painting attributed to Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio that was stolen from a museum in the Ukraine two years ago. Four men were arrested trying to sell the painting, and a further 20 were detained in the Ukraine. The painting, the Taking of Christ, is estimated to be worth tens of millions of pounds. Read more: Business Week and Expatica

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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