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Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre went missing in 1985 and stayed missing until 2017 when it unceremoniously appeared at an estate sale for two teachers, Rita and Jerry Alter. Had the mild-mannered couple stolen it? If so, why?

Sara and Veronica discuss the details of this mysterious case; including how the couple potentially pulled off the heist and, more shockingly, how they may have outed themselves.

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Music by Patrick Damphier.
Show artwork by Saskia Keultjes.
Rita Alter Woman-Ochre by Julia Martin.

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