The interior Ministry released a video of the abduction paintings Kuindzhi from surveillance cameras in the Tretyakov gallery
Moscow. 28 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the interior Ministry published a transcript from surveillance cameras installed in the hall of the Tretyakov gallery, which show how the unknown man takes a picture from the wall and slowly goes out of the room.
The footage shows that the art Heist took place in front of the numerous visitors of the exhibition.
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The man who took the picture Kuindzhi “AI-Petri. Crimea”, dressed in dark jeans and a jumper. Most viewers don’t pay any attention to him, some calmly watching the look.
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Monday morning it was reported that the suspect in the theft of the painting “AI-Petri. Crimea” from the Engineering building of the Tretyakov gallery is detained, the stolen painting was found. The press service of the gallery told “Interfax” that found the painting has no visible damage.
The painting was stolen Sunday night from a hall of the Tretyakov gallery, where the exhibition of the artist. After the disappearance of the paintings of Kuindzhi, the main entrance to the Tretyakov gallery was closed.
The gallery has resumed.
This is the second serious incident in the Tretyakov gallery for the past eight months. The evening of 25 may 2018 at the Tretyakov gallery, was detained a man who a metal bar fence broke the glass of the painting of Ilya Repin “Ivan the terrible and his son Ivan November 16, 1581” and damaged the canvas.
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