Stolen Degas artwork recovered from bus near Paris


Customs officers uncovered Les Choristes, an 1877 painting by French artist Edgar Degas valued at close to 1 million euros, in a random search of a coach luggage compartment on a motorway services stop close to Paris, nine years after it was stolen in Marseille.

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An Edgar Degas artwork worth almost a million dollars was lifted from a Marseilles museum in the night in 2009. Earlier this month, it finally turned up — on a bus east of Paris, reports NBC News.