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Portrait of Wally

DOCUMENTARY

PORTRAIT OF WALLY

THE FACE THAT LAUNCHED THOUSAND OF LAWSUITS

ART

90 MIN

DIR: ANDREW SHEA

2012

The story of a Nazi-looted painting, Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Wally,” that was discovered on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in 1997, triggering a historic court case that pitted the Manhattan District Attorney, the United States Government and the heirs of a Viennese gallery owner against a major Austrian museum and MoMA.

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PORTRAIT OF WALLY

The face that launched thousand lawsuits

The story of a Nazi-looted painting, Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Wally,” that was discovered on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in 1997, triggering a historic court case that pitted the Manhattan District Attorney, the United States Government and the heirs of a Viennese gallery owner against a major Austrian museum and MoMA.

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Egon Schiele’s “Portrait of Wally,” a painting stolen by Nazis, hung in the Museum of Modern Art until a historic lawsuit put it back in the hands of its rightful owners.

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