• Short Summary

    THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION WEDNESDAY ANNOUNCED THE RECOVERY IN NEW YORK OF AN EL GRECO PAINTING--THE ASCENSION OF THE VIRGIN--VALUED AT ABOUT 1 MILLION DOLLARS WHICH DISAPPEARED FROM THE HOME OF A MADRID FAMILY -?975 35 YEARS AGO DURING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

  • Description


    DETAILS OF PAINTING, MORE DETAILS, ANOTHER DETAIL, CU FACE OF VIRGIN, INTERVIEW WITH EVERETT FAHEY OF METROPOLITAN MUSEUM STANDING IN FRONT OF PAINTING, SAYING HE IS POSITIVE IT IS AN EL GRECO, HE HAS COMPARED THE SIGNATURE WITH OTHER EL GRECOS, THAT IT WAS PAINTED IN 1607 OR 1608, IN RESPONSE TO QUESTION ABOUT VALUE, FAHEY POINTS WITH HIS FINGER TO THE GOOD CONDITION OF THE PAINTING, SAYING IT NEEDS ONLY A CLEANING TO REMOVE TO REMOVE YELLOW VARNISH, A SIMPLE JOB, THEN IN RESPONSE TO A QUESTION THAT THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PAINTING HE HAS EVER AUTHENTICATED FOR THE FBI, DURING MOST OF THE INTERVIEW THE PAINTING IS CLEARLY VISIBLE IN THE BACKGROUND. REPORTER IS ALINE SAARINEN.




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    reporter is Aline Saarinan

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION WEDNESDAY ANNOUNCED THE RECOVERY IN NEW YORK OF AN EL GRECO PAINTING--THE ASCENSION OF THE VIRGIN--VALUED AT ABOUT 1 MILLION DOLLARS WHICH DISAPPEARED FROM THE HOME OF A MADRID FAMILY -?975 35 YEARS AGO DURING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7QYBCVTSTG4UJYVBGHDWV68F4
    Media URN:
    VLVA7QYBCVTSTG4UJYVBGHDWV68F4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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