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Stolen Roy Lichtenstein Painting Returned to Its Rightful Owner

October 16, 2012

Stolen Roy Lichtenstein Painting Returned to Its Rightful Owner

New York, NY -- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and FBI Acting Assistant Director-in-Charge Mary E. Galligan announce the return of the Roy Lichtenstein painting, "Electric Cord," which had been missing for 42 years, to Barbara Bertozzi Castelli, the widow of American art dealer Leo Castelli ("Castelli"). The "Electric Cord" was painted in 1961 by Roy Lichtenstein, an esteemed American painter, and is now valued at approximately $4,000,000.

Updated March 17, 2016