Group of Seven paintings stolen from Yorkville art gallery
Above is a supplied photo of the painting Beach Litter by Group of Seven artist Arthur Lismer. It's described as oil on board, 12”x15 3/4”. It was stolen from a Yorkville art gallery on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012.
Published Friday, August 31, 2012 8:33AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, August 31, 2012 9:20AM EDT
Police continue to search for a robbery suspect after $50,000 worth of paintings were stolen from a Yorkville art gallery in Toronto earlier this week.
Two of paintings were created by Group of Seven artists Frank Johnston and Arthur Lismer and the third was painted by Montreal artist Sylvia Lefkovitz.
Police said they received a call for a break-and-enter on Hazelton Avenue at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.
The suspect smashed the front window of the gallery, took the three paintings and quickly fled the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call Toronto police at 416-808-5306.