By Deborah Brunswick
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NEWARK, New Jersey (CNN) -- FBI agents have recovered a 1778 painting by famed Spanish artist Francisco de Goya that was stolen en route to an exhibition earlier this month, according to FBI Special Agent Jerri Williams.
The painting was recovered in Newark, New Jersey, Williams said.
The painting, "Children with a Cart," which is estimated to be worth about $1.1 million, was stolen November 8 from a transport truck as it was parked overnight outside a hotel in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
The truck was taking the painting from the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio, to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan.
According to Leslie Wiser, the special agent in charge of the Newark FBI office, the painting, recovered Monday morning, appears to be unharmed.
Wiser would not comment on when, where or how the painting was recovered, citing an ongoing investigation, but said "comprehensive media coverage of the theft assisted the investigative team and led to the recovery of the painting."
The painting had been scheduled to be displayed in the exhibition "Spanish Painting from El Greco to Picasso: Time, Truth, and History," which opened Friday at the Guggenheim.
The insurer had offered a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the recovery of the artwork.
Goya is best known for paintings, drawings and engravings of times of upheavals in Europe. Considered an early modernist, Goya was born in Spain in 1746 and died in France in 1828.
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