UPDATE: Police Identify More Stolen Art
Evanston Police have released information on a print that was among the four items of artwork stolen from an elderly couple last week.
Updated as of 6:30 p.m. on April 19.
Evanston Police have two actual photos of the artwork taken during April 13's burglary.
"Detectives were able to obtain two old family photographs late in the day, showing the two pieces or artwork taken from the residence last week in the 2200 block of Central St.," according to an updated police statement.
One of the images is of "A Crucifixion in Bovisa" by Giuseppe Guerreschi. The earlier version of this image was not an accurate depiction of the stolen item. According to authorities it was an "altered version of the orginal print taken in this incident."
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Evanston Police have identified a print as one of the four pieces of artwork taken from an elderly couple on April 13, according to a press release.
The piece has was discovered to be "A Crucifixion in Bovisa" by Giuseppe Guerreschi, according to EPD. The information has been released to help locate the stolen item, which was one of four art pieces taken during the robbery.
Meanwhile an oil painting that was also taken during the incident remains unidentified but is known to also be painted by Guerreschi.
Police are still investigating the home invasion in which three men allegedly forced their way into a north Evanston home in the 2200 block of Centarl Street at 8:55 a.m. last Friday. The men supposedly pushed a man and a woman to the floor, duct taped the couple and stole four pieces of artwork valued between $100,000 and $200,000.
The Evanston Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding this incident, to please notify our detective bureau at (847)866-5040.