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The lady in gold : the extraordinary tale of Gustav Klimt's masterpiece, portrai
Anne-Marie O'Connor
Adult Nonfiction ND511.5.K55 A618 2012

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ContentsPage
List of Illustrationsp. xi
Prologuep. xiii
Part 1 - Emancipation
Adele's Vienna: Poems and Privilegep. 3
The Kingp. 7
Emancipated Immigrantsp. 10
The Wounded Creatorp. 13
Arranged Marriagep. 17
The Secessionp. 23
Klimt the Seducerp. 26
An Innocent Abroadp. 30
"I Want to Get Out"p. 35
Adele's "Bohemian Home"p. 41
The Empressp. 45
"Degenerate Women"p. 46
Eyes Wide Shutp. 50
The Outsiderp. 55
The Painted Mosaicp. 58
KlimtÆs Womenp. 61
"Hugs from Your Buddha"p. 66
The Good Spiritp. 69
Part 2 - Love and Betrayal
Degenerate Artp. 75
"You Are Peace"p. 77
Unrequited Lovep. 81
Marie Viktoriap. 84
Maria and Luisep. 88
Stubenbasteip. 95
The Housepainter from Austriap. 99
With or Without Youp. 100
The Return of the Nativep. 106
Love Letters from a Bridep. 114
Work Makes Freedomp. 122
Thunder at Twilightp. 128
Decent Honorable Peoplep. 134
Gay Marriagep. 137
The Orient Expressp. 137
The Autograph Hunterp. 139
Stealing Beautyp. 142
The Last of the Bloch-Bauersp. 146
Homecomingp. 147
Führerp. 150
Nazis in the Familyp. 152
"Above the Mob"p. 155
The Viennese Cassandrap. 160
Ferdinand in Exilep. 163
The Gutmannsp. 164
The "Blonde Beast"p. 168
Love Letters from a Murdererp. 172
Ferdinand's Legacyp. 175
The Uses of Artp. 176
Nellyp. 179
The Immendorf Castlep. 183
The Child in the Chapelp. 185
The Castle of the First Reichsmarschallp. 187
The Partisansp. 190
The Man Without Qualitiesp. 192
The Nero Decreep. 193
Restitutionp. 198
Liberationp. 199
Refugeep. 205
Provenancep. 208
Part 3 - Atonement
Historical Amnesiap. 213
The Children of Tantalusp. 220
The Heirs of Historyp. 225
The Library of Theftp. 228
The Search for Provenancep. 230
"I Can't Afford for You to Lose"p. 235
How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?p. 236
Klimt's Stolen Womenp. 237
A Lost Cause Celebrep. 239
Diplomacyp. 241
Family Historyp. 243
Supreme Judgmentp. 246
Arbitrationp. 250
Ciao Adelep. 254
A Friend from Old Viennap. 256
Patrimonyp. 261
Adele's Final Destinyp. 268
The Burden of Historyp. 272
Art Historyp. 276
Cultural Propertyp. 285
A Reckoningp. 289
Acknowledgmentsp. 297
Notesp. 299
Selected Bibliographyp. 333
Indexp. 339


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