In Other News, A "Thief" Took It

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Degas' "The Chorus" was stolen overnight from Marseilles' Cantini Museum. The painting, on loan from the Musee d'Orsay, is worth $1.14 million. Investigators suspect "an intruder, a visitor to the exhibition or an inside job." [Breitbart]

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I know it's wrong to steal, but the fact that there are art thieves operating in the world seems glamorous somehow. Maybe I've read the Vicky Bliss books too many times...