Camille Pissarro's painting "Bords de la Seine at Bougival" of 1871 has the dimensions of 27 x 40 cm. It is from the collection of the art dealer Robert Noortman.
Biography of Camille Pissarro
1869 and 1870, Pissarro painted often with Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. They would share the same motive, paint it and often they compare their works afterwards.
The art theft of Pissarro's "Bords de la Seine at Bougival"
In November 2008, a certain Kahn contacted detective Zuidema. Kahn claims he had in 1987 a client who was to burn the stolen paintings in order of Norrtman. However, his client burned only one of the new paintings. Kahn now wants using Zuidema blackmail the family of the late Robert Noortman and require five million euro ransom. Zuidema plays the complicity and agreed to a meeting with Kahn, however, contacted the police.
If the agreed delivery of the paintings in the Grand Hotel Voncken in Valkenburg Netherlands a special command of the police intervenes and arrested three suspects. All paintings can be ensured unless the allegedly burned painting by Meindert Hobbema "The Water Mill".