Art Detective Recovers Stolen Van Gogh Masterpiece—Wrapped in an IKEA Bag

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It’s surely the most expensive item ever carried in an IKEA bag.

A Dutch “art detective” has recovered an early masterpiece by Vincent van Gogh stolen from a museum three years ago after it was handed in at his Amsterdam home—wrapped in a trademark blue IKEA bag.

Regulars at the Swedish retail giant will have used the bags to carry odds and ends picked up on the long trudge around the store: Jämlik candles, perhaps, or Huvudroll meatballs.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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