Stealing the Mystic Lamb
The True Story of the World's Most Coveted MasterpieceBook - 2010 | 1st ed
Presents a history of the world's most pilfered masterpiece--Jan van Eyck's "Ghent Alterpiece," treasured for its central panel, "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb"--which has been looted in three wars, burned, forged, smuggled, hunted by the Nazis, and stolen thirteen times.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 759.9493 CHARNEY
Characteristics: xiv, 318 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: True story of the world's most coveted masterpiece