TIL the painting Woman in Gold was stolen by the Nazis from its Jewish owners in 1941 and displayed at the Galerie Belvedere in Austria. The gallery refused to return the art to their original owners and in 2006 after a 7 year legal claim which included a hearing in front of SCOTUS, it was returned

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  1. There’s a pretty decent film from 2015 called Woman In Gold that is based on this story. Not 100% historically accurate, but I liked it quite a bit.

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