Willem de Kooning’s iconic ‘Woman-Ochre’ painting had been missing for 31 years. David Van Auker, who co-owns Manzanita Ridge Furniture and Antiques, told investigators that he bought the painting for $2,000 at a New Mexico estate sale in 2017
The wonder is if the mystery of the missing $160MILLION painting been finally resolved?
The iconic artwork that vanished in 1985 and was the subject of an FBI search was found in the bedroom of a quiet, elderly couple after they died, both aged 81
Jerry Alter and his wife Rita are believed to be the thieves who stole a multi-million dollar ‘Woman-Ochre’ painting which vanished from the University of Arizona Museum of Art on Thanksgiving day 1985