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Schleyer
Schleyer
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Date:
2006
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Aquatint Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 591 x 495 mm (23 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)
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Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.191
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

Based on famous photograph of Hanns Martin Schleyer,a former SS officer, holding a sign reading: "Prisoner for 31 days" that was released by the RAF who had kidnapped Schleyer and demanding the release of 11 of Baader-Meinhof Gang's members. The photo has been posterized and printed in sepia tones.