On the stolen painting Kuindzhi found damage


Photo: interior Ministry / TASS

The Ministry of culture of Russia said that the stolen painting Arkhip Kuindzhi “AI-Petri. Crimea” has found distressing. About it reports “Interfax” on Tuesday, January 29.

The Director of the museums Department of the Ministry of culture Vladislav Kononov said that the damage appeared “when the barbaric transportation picture.” In the near future experts will start their Troubleshooting.

According to Kononov, on the restoration of paintings is likely to work Russian Museum. He also said that damage is not critical.

The painting was stolen from the Tretyakov gallery on January 27. Unknown in the eyes of the visitors took the artwork off the wall and fled the scene. Witnesses took him for employee of the Museum.

On the morning of 28 January, 32-year-old krymchanin Denis Chuprikova detained in the village of Zarechye Moscow region on suspicion in theft. On interrogation he admitted that he wanted to sell the painting and pay off debt. The attacker claims that dared to commit a crime spontaneously.

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