Venezuelan authorities hold the package containing Henri Matisse's painting "Odalisque in Red Pants" upon its arrival in Caracas from the US, on July 7, 2014.
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By Tara John
September 30, 2016

Two Vincent van Gogh paintings, snatched from an Amsterdam museum in 2002, were recently found during a sting on the Naples mafia by Italian authorities.

According to ArtNet, billions of dollars worth of art and artefacts are stolen each year. This week’s high profile finds, worth $30 million, are the latest in a series of artworks to have been recovered over the years:

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