Rus News Journal

Andrey Vasnetsova`s stolen pictures are estimated in 1 million dollars

the Moscow militia investigates circumstances of loss about 200 pictures of artist Andrey Vasnetsova, the representative of the well-known creative dynasty and one of founders severe style which has died in December of last year on 86 - m to year of life, the official representative of the capital Municipal Department of Internal Affairs colonel Victor Birjukov informs.

As he said, on Thursday in OVD Presnensky with the statement citizen Trubacheva who long time worked in one workshop together with Vasnetsovym in the Theological lane has addressed and together with it rented this premise.

the Woman has declared that unknown persons during the period have broken from January, 26 till January, 28th locks of an entrance door of a workshop and have stolen about Andrey Vasnetsova`s 200 pictures - has told Unsociable persons.

the Woman also has told that pictures belong to the wife of the late artist.

As has noted Unsociable persons, field investigators have interrogated witnesses and have established that in one of days the car which left the two men, has approached on a workshop one woman by sight 50 years and have taken out from a workshop any subjects. Now this information is checked.

The declarant has estimated the stolen pictures in 1 million dollars - has noted Unsociable persons.

Andrey Vasnetsov was the full member of the Russian academy of Arts, the national artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation, the winner of the award of the president of the Russian Federation, the professor teaching drawing in the Moscow state academy of the press.

Raboty Vasnetsova are presented in the largest museum collections among which the Tretyakov gallery and Russian museum, they are the property of many museums of the Russian Federation, foreign domestic and private collections.

RIA Novosti news agency