' slideInModal('Down'); script.crossorigin = "anonymous"; I couldn't have wished for a better place.". var $email = $form.find('.signup-email'); The film switches between Adele Bloch-Bauer in turn-of-the-century Vienna, the upheaval suffered by the family in the wake of the Nazi occupation of Austria, and Maria’s legal crusade towards the end of her life (she died in 2011). Included in the exhibition will be a display of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, paintings, related drawings, vintage photographs, decorative arts, and archival material. } With new labels for some of its most contested objects the museum is engaging in an important conversation – but has it got the tone wrong? In June 2006 cosmetics magnate Ronald Lauder purchased Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I  for $135 million — then the highest price ever paid for a painting — for display in Manhattan’s Neue Galerie, a sale brokered by Christie’s. $modal.find('.form-row').hide(); + '
' At one time the painting, completed 1662–1663, was known as Woman Weighing Gold, but closer evaluation has determined that the balance in her hand is empty. Earlier this month, an El Greco seized by the Gestapo in 1938 from a Viennese industrialist was returned to his family by a dealer. var ctx = this; + '