Police appeal for information after artwork is stolen

Police appeal for information after artwork is stolen

Hertfordshire Constabulary are currently investigating the theft of three distinctive pieces of art in Chorleywood.

Images of the stolen artwork has been released as part of police enquiries.

The burglary occured at a property off Long Lane between 8pm on Tuesday 26th May and 4pm on Wednesday 27th May.

Intruders entered an outbuilding before stealing a sculpture of a gold dress, a framed print of the gold dress and a Richard Hamilton painting of a nude woman.



PC Claire Milne-Smith, who is investigating the burglary, said:

“These are high-value pieces and are very recognisable in their appearance, so we are asking the public to please come forward if they have any information in relation to the whereabouts of these items.

“The owner has since registered both pieces on a national stolen artwork list, but if you can help please contact me.”

If you have any information please email PC Milne-Smith at

Or you can report information online at or call 101 quoting reference 41/41431/20.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit their website

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