Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt ($ 135,000,000)
The record sale - which followed a court order by the Austrian government to return
Bloch-Bauer painting to his legatees - was the culmination of a years-long
controversy over this painting looted by Nazis during the
World War II.
The portrait was handed down in 2006 to Lauder heir.