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  • Maria Altmann, recovered Klimt paintings from Austria, dies at 94

    By Tom Tugend

    February 8, 2011 | 3:40 pm

    Maria Altmann, whose seven-year battle to recover her family’s Nazi-looted paintings riveted the art and legal worlds, died Monday (Feb. 7) at 94 after a prolonged illness in her Los Angeles home.

    Stripped of her childhood wealth, she became a multi-millionairess in her late...