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$12,000 Sculpture Stolen, and other mixed media

A painting isn’t hard to walk off with: a century ago, a low-rung employee and Italian patriot famously walked out of the Louvre with the Mona Lisa beneath his coat. Walking away with a sculpture is another matter, but that’s what happened this weekend at the Park City Arts Festival.

As the Park Record reports, someone hauled off a three-hundred pound steel sculpture by Santa Fe artist Frederick Prescott as it sat in the festival grounds overnight. The lion-shaped piece, in bright red and yellow, is valued at $12,000. Unfortunately, as anyone who has watched the scrappers come by on a daily basis during neighborhood cleanup periods in Salt Lake knows, it’s as likely the piece has ended up in a scrap yard as in someone’s clandestine collection.

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