The strange history of the world's most stolen painting
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Noah Charney |
• December 2020
Throughout six centuries, the Ghent Altarpiece, also called "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb," has been burned, forged, and raided in three different wars. It is, in fact, the world's most stolen artwork— and is considered one of the most influential paintings ever made. What exactly makes the piece so special? Noah Charney digs into Jan van Eyck's masterpiece. [Directed by Zedem Media, narrated by Jack Cutmore-Scott].