Art of the Heist: The Lady in Gold
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This episode brings us into the heart of World War II, when shortly after marching into Vienna, soldiers looted one of Gustav Klimtâs masterpieces featuring a sensual lady bound in gold. It was a time when a whole regime could seize whatever treasures they desired, and took full advantage of it. It took years to track the painting down and return it to its rightful owner.