Maria Altmann, with son Peter, holds a print of "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer." Maria Altmann escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt.
Gustav Klimt: Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Oil and gold on canvas. It took three years to complete the portrait, which was destined to have a complicated history. Purchased by Ronald Lauder for the Neue Galerie, New York. Don't miss the viennese cafe