16 April 2015

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Imelda Marcos Seized Art Trove: Missing Goya Discovered

The former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos – not to mention avid collector of a huge quantity of shoes – also ‘collected’ art. Now it has been revealed that Marcos was briefly in possession of an early 19th-century work by Goya. The painting vanished under mysterious circumstances from the Los Angeles Country Museum […]

1 October 2014

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Imelda Marcos Masterpieces Seized By Authorities In The Philippines

Masterpieces belonging to the former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos have been seized by government authorities, who claim they belong to the state. A quantity of valuable paintings by Michelangelo, Picasso, Gauguin, and Pissarro were taken away from homes owned by the 85-year-old congresswoman. Mrs Marcos was known for her lavish lifestyle during […]

19 July 2013

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Imelda Marcos Confiscated Monet Raises $10m For Martial Law Victims

The search for Imelda Marcos’ missing art collection has come a step closer with a disputed Monet confiscated and sold for $10m dollars.  The proceeds for the sale of the painting will be given to the victims of martial law, under the brutal Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship. The long standing case between the Philippines Government and […]

21 November 2012

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Imelda Marcos And The Missing 100 Million Dollars In Art

The former secretary of Imelda Marcos’s was indicted in a New York City court room yesterday accused of ‘conspiring to possess and sell valuable works of art’. These were items Ms Marcos had acquired while her husband was in power as president of the Philippines.The authorities are particularly interested in a painting of ‘water lilies’ […]