Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic

Karlovarský kraj

Husovo náměstí

Martin Luther

Eisleben 1483 - Eisleben 1546
German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation
(Wikipedia)
Johann Rößner
Kunstgießerei Lenz (Nürnberg)
1883

Aš /  Martin Luther   Aš /  Martin Luther

Description

Bronze statue of Luther with the bible in his hand.

Inscription(s)

Dr. MARTIN LUTHER
Restauriert im Jahre 1999
durch den Heimatverband des Kreises Asch
und die Stadt Asch

Enthüllt
am 10. November 1883.

Signature

Erfunden u. modellirt von / I. Rössner, / Gegossen v. Ch. Lenz, / Beide in Nürnberg / 1883

Annotation

At the unveilign, this was the only Luther statue in the Austrian-Hungarian empire, and still it is the only one in the Czech republic.

Aš - Martin Luther

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°13'32" E 12°11'4"

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