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Italian Minister Accused of Owning Stolen 17th-Century Painting | Smart News

Italian Minister Accused of Owning Stolen 17th-Century Painting | Smart News

Italian junior culture minister and art critic Vittorio Sgarbi faces pressure to resign following accusations. Silvia Morara / Mondadori Portfolio / Mondadori via Getty Images An Italian junior culture minister, art critic Vittorio Sgarbi, has been accused of possessing a 17th-century painting that vanished from a castle in the country’s Piedmont region. Authorities are now …