Werken van Goya en El Greco teruggevonden

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: RESTRICTED TO EDITORIA USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT SPANISH POLICE" NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS This handout picture released by the Spanish Police on April 15, 2011 shows a Spanish Civil Guard measuring two paintings by Spanish masters Francisco Goya and by El Greco, which had been missing for more than 10 years. Goya's "The Apparition of the Virgin of Pilar" and El Greco's "The Annunciation" were found in a house in the eastern city of Alicante. The works, which belong to a private collection, were part of an international art exhibition and were reported missing in the late 1990s after it returned to Spain. AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT SPANISH POLICE
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: RESTRICTED TO EDITORIA USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT SPANISH POLICE" NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS This handout picture released by the Spanish Police on April 15, 2011 shows a Spanish Civil Guard measuring two paintings by Spanish masters Francisco Goya and by El Greco, which had been missing for more than 10 years. Goya's "The Apparition of the Virgin of Pilar" and El Greco's "The Annunciation" were found in a house in the eastern city of Alicante. The works, which belong to a private collection, were part of an international art exhibition and were reported missing in the late 1990s after it returned to Spain. AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT SPANISH POLICE De Spaanse politie, Guardia Civil, meet de schilderijen op. Foto AFP / Spaanse politie

De Spaanse politie heeft twee kunstwerken van Spaanse grootmeesters teruggevonden die veertien jaar geleden waren gestolen. Het gaat om werken van de Spaanse schilders Goya en El Greco.

De schilderijen waren veertien jaar geleden gestolen tijdens een reizende expositie. Volgens persbureau AP gaat het om ‘De verschijning van de maagd Pilar’ van Goya en ‘De Annunciatie’ van El Greco.

De zeer waardevolle meesterwerken werden na een tip in een huis in Alicante aangetroffen.

Spaanse agenten bij het werk van El Greco. Foto AFP / Spaanse politieSpaanse agenten bij het werk van El Greco. Foto AFP / Spaanse politie