Austria to Return Paintings to Jewish Heir

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The painting "Adele Bloch-Bauer I" by Gustav Klimt hangs in Austria's Belvedere Gallery in Vienna, Jan. 17. Reuters hide caption

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'Adele Bloch-Bauer I'

The painting "Adele Bloch-Bauer I" by Gustav Klimt hangs in Austria's Belvedere Gallery in Vienna, Jan. 17.

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The Austrian National Gallery is being compelled by a national arbitration board to return five paintings by Gustav Klimt to a Los Angeles woman, the heir of a Jewish family that had its art stolen by the Nazis. The paintings are estimated to be worth at least $150 million.

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