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Lost Gustav Klimt portrait owned by Jewish family found

Lost Gustav Klimt portrait owned by Jewish family found

A painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, which belonged to a Jewish family living in Austria, has been found in Vienna after being considered lost for 100 years. The artwork is titled “Bildnis Fraeulein Lieser” (Portrait of Miss Lieser) and was owned by a prominent Jewish family of industrialists living in Austria. The painting …

Gustav Klimt portrait found after almost 100 years

Gustav Klimt portrait found after almost 100 years

By Bethany BellBBC News in Vienna AFP The auction house estimates the painting’s value at more than $54 million A painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, that was believed lost for 100 years, has been found in Vienna. Portrait of Fraulein Lieser once belonged to a Jewish family in Austria and was last seen …