The history, art and places behind The Geneva Deception

Apollo Ivory Mask
One of the world’s rarest and most important looted antiquities.

The Nativity with St Francis and St Lawrence

Caravaggio’s Nativity
One of the most famous unrecovered stolen paintings in the world.

Tomb Robbing
What goes on behind the scenes in the “world’s second oldest profession”.

Medici standing in front of the same scupture, now restored, sold and on display in a museum

The Medici Scandal
How a police captain’s death triggered the unravelling of a vast criminal network.

The Getty Kouros
Bought by the Getty from a Swiss dealer in 1983 for a reported $7-9 million.

Judith Beheading Holofernes
Judith Beheading Holofernes

Works of Art
Pictures and information on some of the works of art from The Geneva Deception.

Photo Gallery
Pictures of some of the key places referred to in The Geneva Deception.

Further Reading
Suggestions for further reading