In August 2017 an unsuspecting antique dealer came across a painting in the home of a deceased New Mexico couple. Amazingly, the artwork turned out to be worth millions of dollars but that would only be the start of the awe-inspiring mystery…
Jerry and Rita Alter first arrived in the small town of Cliff, NM in the late 1970s. Reportedly, Jerry had been employed as a school teacher in New York City before moving west where he planned to enjoy his later years of retirement. The self-published author also had a passion for adventure, art, travel and literature.