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Retrieved stolen art collection

Retrieved stolen art collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Retrieved stolen art collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1981
Language: English
Extent: 2.2 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms3167
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

University of Georgia Police investigating the theft of original art prints from various books at the University of Georgia's Main Library arrested Alfred Hirshoren in December of 1980. Hirshoren was a professor in the University's College of Education at the time, and he resigned his position on 9 June 1981, after pleading guilty to charges of theft by taking. Hirshoren stole approximately 662 prints and attempted to sell them through a New York art auction company. The works were by mostly French artists, including F. Bracquemond, F. Buhot, A. Legros, A. Lepere and Prud'hon. Most of the stolen items were returned to the University of Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of original art prints from French artists including Bracquemond, Buhot, Legros, Lepère and Prud'hon.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Retrieved stolen art collection, ms3167, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Art thefts -- Georgia -- Athens.
Art, French.
Bracquemond, Félix, 1833-1914
Buhot, Félix Hilaire, 1847-1898
Hirshoren, Alfred
Legros, Alphonse, 1837-1911
Lepère, Auguste, 1849-1918
Prints (visual works)
Prud'hon, Pierre-Paul, 1758-1823

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1AClippings re: Theft of library materials by Alfred Hirshoren
 
11Untitled Art 0001-0006
 
12Untitled Art 0007-0010
 
13Untitled Art 0011-0013
 
14Untitled Art 0014-0019
 
15Untitled Art 0020-0030
 
16Untitled Art 0031-0040
 
17Untitled Art 0041
 
18Untitled Art 0042-0045
 
19Untitled Art 0046-0055
 
110Untitled Art 0056
 
111Untitled Art 0057
 
112Untitled Art 0058
 
113Untitled Art 0059
 
115Untitled Art 0064-0065
 
116Untitled Art 0066-0069
 
117Untitled Art 0070-0077
 
119Untitled Art 0079-0085
 
120Untitled Art 0086-0089
 
121Untitled Art 0090
 
122Untitled Art 0091-0093
 
123Untitled Art 0094-0096
 
124Untitled Art 0097-0100
 
125Untitled Art 0101
 
126Untitled Art 0102-0104
 
127Untitled Art 0105-0108
 
128Untitled Art 0109-0114
 
129Untitled Art 0115
 
130Untitled Art 0116-128
 
131Untitled Art 0129-137
 
132Untitled Art 0138-0141
 
133Untitled Art 0142-0153
 
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135Untitled Art 0157-0165
 
136Untitled Art 0166-176
 
137Untitled Art 0177-183
 
138Untitled Art 0184
 
139Untitled Art 0185-0190
 
140Untitled Art 0192-0204
 
141Untitled Art 0205-0211
 
142Untitled Art 0212-0219
 
143Untitled Art 0220-0265
 
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244Untitled Art 0266
 
245Untitled Art 0267-0283
 
246Untitled Art 0284-0339
 
247Untitled Art 0340-0343
 
248Untitled Art 0344-0348
 
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268Untitled Art 0406-0409
 
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169Untitled Art 0410-0416
 
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270Untitled Art 0417-0422
 
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274Untitled Art 0428
 
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280Untitled Art 0444-0445
 
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283Untitled Art 0448-0458
 
284Untitled Art 0458-0463
 
285Untitled Art 0464-0465
 
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386Untitled Art #0466-0470
 
387Untitled Art #0471-0475
 
388Untitled Art #0476-0480
 
389Untitled Art #0481-0485
 
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391Untitled Art #0491-0495
 
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395Untitled Art #0511-0515
 
396Untitled Art #0516-0520
 
397Untitled Art #0521-0525
 
398Untitled Art #0526-0530
 
399Untitled Art #0531-0532 0549-0599 (0554-0599 no images)
 
3100Untitled Art #0832-0844 (0838 missing)
 
3101Untitled Art #0892-0913
 
3102Untitled Art #0914-0915
 
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42Untitled Art #0845-0890