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Martin Luther

Eisleben 1483 - Eisleben 1546
German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation
(Wikipedia)
Fritz Schaper
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1889

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Description

Bronze statue of Luther with the bible in his both hands. It stands on a pedestal from Swedish granite with four reliefs, showing scenes from Luther's stay in Erfurt.

Erfurt - Martin Luther
Luther as student
Erfurt - Martin Luther
Luther's entry into the monastery
Erfurt - Martin Luther
Reception of Luther at the University in 1522
Erfurt - Martin Luther
Inscription

Inscription(s)

Dr. MARTIN LUTHER
ich werde nicht sterben
sondern leben und des
herrn werk verkuendigen
psalm 118 v. 17

Signature

f. schaper fec.
aktien-gesellschaft von H. GLADENBECK u. SOHN bildgiesserei

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 50°58'39" - E 11°2'6")

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Item Code: deth164; Photograph: 12 October 2018
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