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‘‘Portrait d’un Jeune Homme’’ (left) by Chaim Soutine was one of the paintings stolen in May 1978 from the Stockbridge home of Michael Bakwin. Paul Cezanne’s ‘‘Bouteille et Fruits’’ (right) was stolen but later returned to Bakwin in a deal.

1978 art heist solved

Retired Mass. lawyer says he held stolen paintings

By Stephen Kurkjian
Globe Staff / February 1, 2006

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For 28 years it has stood as the largest unsolved burglary from a private residence in state history: the theft of seven paintings, including a Cezanne, from a collector's home in the Berkshires. (Full article: 1515 words)

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