A Renoir painting stolen from an auction house in Vienna

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The painting depicting a coastal landscape was going under the hammer Wednesday, but has disappeared since Monday afternoon, according to the same source. The estimated value is between 120 000 and 160 000 euros.

The police published pictures taken by a surveillance camera showing three men arriving in Dorotheum auction house around 17:15. After going directly to the painting on the second floor, they left the premises separately.

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"They were probably professionals," said Patrick Maierhofer, spokesman for the Viennese police.

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The target 40 x 27 centimeters, this painting titled "Gulf, Sea, Green Cliffs" dates from 1895.

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