Olympia, a work by René Magritte has been stolen in Jette. Two men gained access to the house where Magritte lived. Mrs B did a little digging. One of the staff gave a description of the men and apparantly they had disgused themselves. The picture on the left is the photo fit the police came up with. They are now looking for two Asians with wigs in bowler hats.
The work is too well known to be sold anywhere, on the radio I heard they speculated it was stolen on commission.
But I don't buy it, I think they'll ransom it.
The police estimate the value of the painting around 700.000€, other sources report it to be worth 3 million.
Meh, it's true value would probably only emerge during auction.