In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the University of Arizona, Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre"  is readied for examination by Nathan Saxton, right, an exhibitions specialist, and Kristen Schmidt, a registrar, in Phoenix. More than three decades after thieves made off with the valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico.
In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the University of Arizona, Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" is readied for examination by Nathan Saxton, right, an exhibitions specialist, and Kristen Schmidt, a registrar, in Phoenix. More than three decades after thieves made off with the valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. University of Arizona via AP)
In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the University of Arizona, Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" is readied for examination by Nathan Saxton, right, an exhibitions specialist, and Kristen Schmidt, a registrar, in Phoenix. More than three decades after thieves made off with the valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. University of Arizona via AP)

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