Dagbladet: Norway lost six paintings by Edvard Munch

Dagbladet: Norway lost six paintings by Edvard Munch

From the Museum of fine arts, the Stenersen in Oslo went missing six works by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. During the operation of the Museum had disappeared 47 works of art. About it Dec 27, wrote the newspaper Dagbladet.

Of these, 34 works by Edvard Munch, including “the Death of Marat”, “omega crying”, “Weeping girl in bed”, “Portrait of Mrs. R.”, “Tiergarten — Berlin” and “Aage Christian Gerloff”.

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It clarifies the newspaper, the Museum staff don’t know when, exactly, did these work. The disappearance learned during the investigation of the disappearance of other works of art.

These drawings were part of the collection of Rolf Stenersen, who in 1936 gave the municipality Acker (now a district of the capital of Norway). Then the Museum was not yet its own building, and paintings from 1952 were without special protection in the campus of Sogn. They were hung in the restaurant, corridors and rooms of students.