MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police recovered three of five paintings by Irish-born artist Francis Bacon that were stolen from a Madrid home in 2015, they said on Wednesday.
The paintings were estimated to be worth more than 25 million euros ($29 million).
Three people were arrested in January in connection with the thefts after police raided homes in the Madrid region and seized arms, safe-cracking manuals and oxy-fuel cylinders used for cutting metal.
Police gave no more details on the recovered art works.
Reporting by Alba Asenjo; Writing by Paul Day; editing by John Stonestreet