by Anne-Marie O'Connor
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Anne-Marie O'Connor recounts the events that shaped the creation of Gustav Klimt's most famous portrait, describing the story of the salon hostess who was his model and the painting's fate.
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March 31, 2012 During World War II, the Nazis stripped Jews of their belongings, including many pieces of art. Some of these were returned after long legal battles. Author Anne Marie O'Connor's new book, The Lady in Gold, tells the story behind one of the most famous cases, Gustav Klimt's Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.
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