Thursday, November 09, 2006

Klimt crowns record art auction

Had to post, as Klimt is a favorite.

"A 1912 portrait, Adele Bloch-Bauer II, by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt fetched almost $88m (£45m).

The painting was one of five Klimt works looted by the Nazis and returned to their owners earlier this year." (BBC)

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