Grand Scale Larceny : The Heist of the Flemish Primitives
It all starts with a murder in Antwerp by people connected to Chechnya and the Russian Mafia. There are repercussions in Washington DC, where Hannah Jacobs is the curator for the new National Museum of Art. She is organizing a unique exhibition of more than thirty Flemish Primitives paintings. They are on their way from various European countries to the United States when they disappear, one shipment at a time. Follow Hannah's attempt to solve the heist of over a half billion dollars in irreplaceable masterworks from the fifteenth century. When she gets close, the mafia gets even closer to her.
- Hardback | 270 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.27mm | 471.73g
- 01 Mar 2011
- London, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations