The actual story that impressed the film Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.
Contributor to the Washington Post Anne-Marie O’Connor brilliantly regales us with the galvanizing story of Gustav Klimt’s 1907 masterpiece—the breathtaking portrait of a Viennese Jewish socialite, Adele Bloch-Bauer. The distinguished portray, stolen by way of Nazis all over Global Battle II, due to this fact changed into the topic of a decade-lengthy dispute among her heirs and the Austrian govt.
When the U.S. Very best Court docket changed into concerned within the case, its choice had profound ramifications within the artwork Global. Expertly researched, masterfully advised, The Woman in Gold is directly a surprising depiction of fin-de siècle Vienna, a riveting story of Nazi Battle crimes, and an interesting glimpse into the prime-stakes workings of the recent artwork Global.
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Winner of the Marfield Nationwide Award for Arts Writing. Winner of a California Guide Award.
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