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Germany
Lutherstadt Eisleben
Lkr. Mansfeld-Südharz

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Martin Luther

Eisleben 1483 - Eisleben 1546
German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation
(Wikipedia)
Rudolf Siemering
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1883

Eisleben, Lutherstadt /  Martin Luther   Eisleben, Lutherstadt /  Martin Luther

Description

Bronze statue of Luther with the bible in his left hand and the papal bull in his right hand. It stands on a pedestal from Swedish granite with four reliefs, showing scenes from Luther's life:

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Victory of the good against the bad

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Disputation of Luther and Johann Maier von Eck

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Luther at home

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Luther as bible translator

Signature

r. siemering fecit 1882
gegossen v. h. gladenbeck & sohn, berlin

Annotation

The statue was dedicated on the occasion of the 400th birthday of Martin Luther in 1883.

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Location (N 51°31'41" - E 11°32'46")

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Item Code: desa004; Photograph: 20 January 2011
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