NYPD: Man swiped Dali painting from art gallery
This image provided by the New York Police Department shows a 1949 Salvador Dali painting, called "Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio." A man is suspected of stealing the $150,000 Salvador Dali painting from a Manhattan art gallery Thursday June 21, 2012. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)
NEW YORK - Police are looking for a suspect who stole a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting from a Manhattan art gallery.
Police say the man walked into the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery on Madison Avenue Tuesday posing as a customer and removed the watercolor and ink painting from the wall, put it in a bag, and fled.
Police say the suspect was wearing a black and white checked shirt and dark colored jeans.
The 1949 painting, called "Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio," was part of the gallery's inaugural exhibition.
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