Police have recovered a Caravaggio painting that was stolen 17 years ago from an abbey in Turin, authorities said Saturday.

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Police said the work, depicting the crucifixion of St. Peter, was found Friday night in a goldsmith's storeroom in this northern Italian city. The painting, which experts date from the early 1600s, is reportedly valued at nearly $1 million.Police said the storeroom's owner, who was not named, had previously been convicted of receiving stolen artistic objects.

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