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2006-08-31 16:22:30

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO, Norway (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum.

2006-08-31 14:01:28

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum.

2006-08-31 10:41:29

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police said on Thursday they had found two masterpieces by Edvard Munch on Thursday, two years after they were seized from a museum by gunmen. One of the paintings is "The Scream." The other, "Madonna," shows a bare-breasted woman with long black hair.

2006-08-31 11:45:43

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum.

2006-08-31 10:53:17

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police recovered "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Edvard Munch on Thursday, two years after the works were seized from a museum by gunmen. "We are 100 percent certain they are the originals," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference.

2006-05-02 05:54:41

OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian court found three men guilty on Tuesday of the theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces "The Scream" and "Madonna" from an Oslo museum in 2004 and acquitted three others. The six had pleaded not guilty in February.

2006-02-14 05:14:09

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Six men pleaded not guilty on Tuesday when they want on trial over the theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces "The Scream" and "Madonna," snatched from an Oslo museum 18 months ago.

2006-01-16 08:54:59

OSLO (Reuters) - Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" was apparently undamaged in a 2004 robbery but the less well-known "Madonna" suffered a minor tear, a man accused in connection with the theft said on Monday.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.