The artwork was stolen in an overnight ‘smash and grab’ from a gallery in north London on December 20. The painting, an oil on canvas titled Arsenal in Venice c. 1962, is one of two known versions. The stolen work was painted by the artist for his granddaughter.
Fine Art loss adjuster Paul Britton is working on the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact Holborn CID on 0208 736581 quoting crime ref. 2332748/16.