Martin Luther, Protestant church reformer, (1903). Artist: Unknown

Martin Luther, Protestant church reformer, (1903). Artist: Unknown

1-345-195 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Martin Luther, Protestant church reformer, (1903). After a picture in the Tower Church at Weimar. Luther (1483-1546) was a major inspiration behind the Reformation. He was excommunicated by Pope Leo IX in 1521 and declared an outlaw at the Diet of Worms. Under the protection of the Elector of Saxony, Luther produced a German translation of the Bible, and he went on to found the Lutheran Protestant Church. After a portrait by Cranach (1520) from the title page of a sermon against the authority of the Church published in 1522. A print from The World's History, A Survey of Man's Record, by Dr HF Helmolt, Volume II, William Heinemann, London, 1903.

Image Details

People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Lucas Cranach the Elder: German: Artist, painter, draughtsman, printmaker
  1. Martin Luther: German: Priest, scholar

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Category Hierarchy

Religion & Belief Christianity

People Famous People

Artistic Representations Portraits

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3704x4714
File Size : 51,155kb


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  1. 1-345-195
  1. 1345195

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