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In pictures: Kunsthal art heist

Updated 1504 GMT (2304 HKT) October 16, 2012
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Pablo Picasso's "Tete d'Arlequin"-- pictured here on show at Sotheby's on May 3,2007 -- was one of seven paintings stolen from an exhibition at the Kunsthal Rotterdam museum on October 16, 2012. AFP/Getty Images
Claude Monet's "Waterloo Bridge, London" was also taken during the pre-dawn heist. AFP/Getty Images
A investigator searches the Rotterdam Kunsthal museum following the break-in. The stolen works belong to a private collection that was being shown to the public for the first time. AFP/Getty Images