Christopher Marinello en Art sleuth finds Matisse 25 years after Swedish heist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>STOCKHOLM, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A British art sleuth has<br /> recovered a painting by French artist Matisse that was stolen<br /> from a Stockholm museum 25 years ago.</p> <p>Matisse's "Le Jardin", valued at about 6 million crowns<br /> ($916,200), was recovered by Christopher Marinello, an art<br /> recovery specialist at the Art Loss Register in London.</p> <p>"It is fantastic that the painting has turned up again,"<br /> said Kristin Ek, spokeswoman for the Moderna Museet in<br /> Stockholm. "It was stolen so long ago that really we had almost<br /> given up hope."</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art theft Christopher Marinello Entertainment Henri Matisse Modern art Modern painters Moderna Museet Person Career Quotation Visual arts Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:58 +0000 5731331 at