Grand Theft of Granville Redmond; Sticky-fingered Florida man wanted for gallery robbery

  • August 30, 2009 18:01

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Matthew Taylor

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Police Dept. is looking for Vero Beach, Florida, resident Matthew Taylor, a man they say stole a work by California impressionist Granville Redmond from the L.A. Fine Art Gallery. He then sold the painting to art dealer William Karges for $85,000, saying the artwork was his mother's. In 2007, Karges' gallery employees saw the theft alert on the painting and contacted authorities. Taylor may have also taken $40,000 paintings by Johann Mertz and William Malherbe plus a $20,000 Lucien Frank.

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