Group of Seven paintings stolen from Toronto gallery
Also taken was Harbour Scene #2 by late Montreal artist
Two Group of Seven paintings and a painting from a renowned Montreal artist have been stolen during a break-in at a gallery in Toronto's tony Yorkville neighbourhood.
The paintings that are missing are:
- Group of Birches by Frank Johnston.
- Beach Litter by Arthur Lismer.
- Harbour Scene #2 by the late Montreal artist Sylvia Lefkovitz.
Police say the thief or thieves broke the front bay window and entered an art gallery on Hazleton Avenue. The three paintings are valued at about $50,000.
The break-in happened Sunday, but details were only released on Friday morning.
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