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A work by 17th century master Anthony Van Dyck is among three "very high value" paintings stolen from a University of Oxford art gallery. 

A Soldier On Horseback by the Flemish artist, a leading court painter in England under King Charles I, dates from around 1616.

Two other works were stolen from Christ Church Picture Gallery, St Aldates, at about 23:00 GMT on Saturday.

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