On Thursday, March 11, Netflix released the first trailer for their latest documentary series, which is titled This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist. The four-part series will be premiering on Wednesday, April 7 on the streaming platform, takes us back in time at the 1990 robbery of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
The four-part documentary series is directed by Colin Barnicle. The four-part documentary series is directed by Colin Barnicle.It was the biggest art heist ever executed.
When did the Robbery take place?
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It was a St. Patrick’s Day weekend in the year 1990, Renowed art works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others over a value of half a billion dollars today were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston back then.
The Robbery Documentary covers the leads, the dead ends, lucky breaks and theorizing that lead to the identification of the investigation of this unsolved mystery.For those who are not familar with the case.
A reward of $10 million rewards was offered by the museum for whoever helped them in recovering and finding the stolen work of art.
What is known about the Robbery till date?
According to the show’s interviewees, who were present that day in the museum Two men were dressed and disguised as police officers who arrived at the museum on St. Patrick’s Day and said that Gentlemen, this is a robbery. that’s all.
Not just one piece of art work was stolen but 13 priceless pieces of artwork. Sadly the only Rembrandt seascape, titled The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, was caught in the heist.Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was an art thief’s pleasure. A voiceover was added in the new trailer saying Millions of dollars worth of artwork.
You can catch up and check out the trailer of the Documentary series on Youtube which will for sure will keep you at the edge of your seat.
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