Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Görlitz
Lkr. Görlitz

Sachsen

Lutherplatz
(Lutherkirche)

Martin Luther

Eisleben 1483 - Eisleben 1546
German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation
(Wikipedia)
Ernst Rietschel
1904/1983

Görlitz /  Martin Luther   Görlitz /  Martin Luther

Description

Bronze statue of Luther with the bible in his hands.

Annotation

Inaugurated 21 June 1904 as the first Luther monument in Silesia. It is a recast of the statue in Worms. The statue was molten for army purposes in 1942. The present statue is a recast from the original mold and was unveiled 30 October 1983.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°9'9" E 14°58'39"

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