In 2015, the picture was republished in Vanity Fair, during the electoral campaign when Merkel was running for a third term.
Now Merkel is an object of fascination — and frustration — across the continent.
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In some photos, she is walking on the beach with her step-grandchildren.
Others published in Italy show her taking a dip in a pool in a one-piece bathing suit.
Merkel rarely gives one-on-one interviews or grand public addresses.