Anecdotally, Dr Livingstone was just across the street from the museum when the Munch pictures were stolen in 2004.

The Scream and Madonna were returned to the Munch Museum on 31st August 2006, two years and nine days after the ruthless burglary. The damaged paintings were placed in specially constructed display cases and shown to the public for five days at the end of September. Despite the short duration of the exhibition, it was viewed by 5.500 visitors. Since the exhibition, the pictures have been the subject of comprehensive investigations and a cataloguing of the extent of their damage.

Read more about the conservation efforts on the Munch Museum site

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