Police recover stolen painting that could be a valuable Tintoretto

The Renaissance portrait was stolen in Marbella by four men who were supposedly negotiating to purchase it on the black market

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The portrait is unsigned but police believe it is by Tintoretto or one of his contemporaries

POLICE have recovered a stolen painting that officials say may be an unsigned original by a famous Renaissance artist, or by one of his contemporaries. Investigations into the origin of the portrait remain ongoing but police think it may be the work of the 16th-century Italian painter Tintoretto, or someone close to him in the Venetian school of the time.

Police have arrested four men for allegedly stealing the painting at a Marbella restaurant where they met with the seller on June 14 to negotiate a deal.

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