FACT FOOD #653

In the episode Pulling Strings of the American TV series White Collar, Neal Caffery (Matt Bomer) and Diana Barrigan (Marsha Thomason) are investigating the Stradivarius (a type of string instrument resembling a violin), they see a girl and Neal pulls out a picture and says, “does she look like our klimpt portrait.” The picture was mostly golden colour, the portrait he was referring to was a 1907 portrait painted by Gustav Klimt of Adele Bloch Bauer, a wealthy socialite and a close friend of Klimt. The portrait is also called ‘The Woman in Gold’.