Lady in Gold The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

ISBN-10: 0307265641

ISBN-13: 9780307265647

Edition: 2012

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Description: The spellbinding story--part fairy tale, part suspense--of Gustav Klimt's most famous painting, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time: the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious, "degenerate'' artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and the strange twisted fate that befell it.

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List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/7/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Adele's Vienna: Poems and Privilege
The King
Emancipated Immigrants
The Wounded Creator
Arranged Marriage
The Secession
Klimt the Seducer
An Innocent Abroad
"I Want to Get Out"
Adele's "Bohemian Home"
The Empress
"Degenerate Women"
Eyes Wide Shut
The Outsider
The Painted Mosaic
Klimt�s Women
"Hugs from Your Buddha"
The Good Spirit
Love and Betrayal
Degenerate Art
"You Are Peace"
Unrequited Love
Marie Viktoria
Maria and Luise
The Housepainter from Austria
With or Without You
The Return of the Native
Love Letters from a Bride
Work Makes Freedom
Thunder at Twilight
Decent Honorable People
Gay Marriage
The Orient Express
The Autograph Hunter
Stealing Beauty
The Last of the Bloch-Bauers
Nazis in the Family
"Above the Mob"
The Viennese Cassandra
Ferdinand in Exile
The Gutmanns
The "Blonde Beast"
Love Letters from a Murderer
Ferdinand's Legacy
The Uses of Art
The Immendorf Castle
The Child in the Chapel
The Castle of the First Reichsmarschall
The Partisans
The Man Without Qualities
The Nero Decree
Historical Amnesia
The Children of Tantalus
The Heirs of History
The Library of Theft
The Search for Provenance
"I Can't Afford for You to Lose"
How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?
Klimt's Stolen Women
A Lost Cause Celebre
Family History
Supreme Judgment
Ciao Adele
A Friend from Old Vienna
Adele's Final Destiny
The Burden of History
Art History
Cultural Property
A Reckoning
Selected Bibliography
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