Portrait Of Wally

Andrew Shea’s documentary Portrait of Wally recounts the tortured history and maelstrom of legal complications surrounding the titular canvas -- a likeness of Austrian artist Egon Schiele’s mistress, Valerie Neuzil, that Schiele painted in 1912. The film relays how Jewish art collector Lea Bondi -- the work’s original owner -- lost the artwork at the...read more

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Portrait of Wally
"Portrait of Wally", Egon Schiele?s tender picture of his mistress, Walburga (?Wally?) Neuzil, is the pride of the Leopold Museum in Vienna. But for 1 (more…)
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02:28 — In 1939, Nazis seized control of Austrian art collector Lea Bondi's beloved Egon Schiele painting 'Portrait of Wally.' For 70 years the Bondi family f (more…)

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  • Released: 2012
  • Review: Andrew Shea’s documentary Portrait of Wally recounts the tortured history and maelstrom of legal complications surrounding the titular canvas -- a likeness of Austrian artist Egon Schiele’s mistress, Valerie Neuzil, that Schiele painted in 1912. The film r… (more)