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Woman in Gold

Adele Bloch-Bauer died of meningitis in 1925 at the age of 42. As the wife of wealthy businessman Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, she was one of the most highly lauded hostesses of Viennese society in its period of greatest artistic and intellectual achievement. Among the luminaries who attended Adele‚Äôs salons are names still famous today, including musicians […]