Public Art

Martin Luther

By Ernst Rietschel
Category: Sculpture


Originally created in Worms, Germany, the statue was part of a group of works commissioned to commemorate Luther’s appearance before the Diet. The statue was unfinished at the time of the artist’s death, and was completed by his assistant. The St. Louis version is a cast of the original work.

Dimensions: 11′ 6″ x 5′ x 5′
Year Completed: 1903
Material: Bronze
Owner: Concordia Seminary
Donor: Unknown

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