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Oprah Said to Snag $150 Million Selling Klimt to Chinese Buyer

Published Wednesday February 8

The show has brought a reunion, as both portraits spent decades at the Belvedere Museum in Vienna.

Private deal was one of last year’s biggest art transactions

‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II’ gained 71% since 2006

The art world is feeling Oprah Winfrey’s Midas touch.

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II by Klimt

“Klimt is on the list of some people,” stated Grace Rong Li, who advises Asian collectors on Western modern and contemporary art. The appeal of the artist, known for his golden-hued “The Kiss,” is both aesthetic and financial, she added.

Representatives for Winfrey and Geffen declined to comment.

Gagosian’s representatives didn’t respond to requests for comment.

Article length: About 480 words.
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