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On September 8, 2011, a masked man armed with a large-caliber, semi-automatic handgun robbed a private home in Houston, taking with him an oil painting by French Impressionist Pierre Auguste Renoir, estimated to be worth $1 million. The crime is the latest addition to the FBI’s Top 10 Art Crimes, a list the bureau created and has maintained following the 2003 looting of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad, in which some 10,000 archaeological artifacts were stolen. Since establishing the Top 10 list in 2005, the FBI has seen six paintings and one sculpture recovered.

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